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Pole screen

Pole screen

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned and carved mahogany, embroidery

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA

  • Museum number:

    W.60-1926

  • Gallery location:

    On loan

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On loan to Shugborough Park Farm Museum, Milford, Staffordshire

Physical description

Pole screen of turned and carved mahogany with embroidered canvaswork panel. The base of the shaft is vase-shaped and spirally turned, the tripod being carved with acanthus and ending with claw and ball feet. The panel shows a rural scene of buildings, figures and trees.

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (made)

Date

1775-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Turned and carved mahogany, embroidery

Dimensions

Height: 139.5 cm, Depth: 46 cm

Object history note

Previously on loan to the V&A before its bequest by Colonel Croft-Lyons.

Descriptive line

Pole screen of mahogany with canvaswork panel, England, 1775-1800 (RF 89/1678)

Labels and date

POLE SCREEN
Mahogany with a tapestry panel
ENGLISH; about 1760 [1972]

Materials

Mahogany

Techniques

Carving; Embroidering; Turning

Subjects depicted

Trees; Houses; Acanthus

Categories

Furniture; Woodwork; Interiors; Embroidery

Collection code

FWK

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