A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND NEEDLEWORK FIRESCREEN, CIRCA 1765
the adjustable petit-point needlework panel above a twist fluted baluster stem and tripod, later 19th century 'Arts and Crafts' style wallpaper to the reverse
146cm. high; 4ft. 9½in. panel: 62.5cm. by 53.5cm.; 2ft. ½in., 1ft. 9¼in.
Lovely example. Panel faded and discoloured but very charming. Minor old marks and scratches. Historic minor chips to turned carved detail. Reverse wall paper panel dirty and pierced.
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Possibly Robert Berkeley (1713-1804)
Inventory, 1949, 'A carved Chippendale pole fire screen with petit-point panel of floral design' in the Library