A PAIR OF GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD AND MAHOGANY POLE SCREENS, CIRCA 1820, ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS
one rosewood and one mahogany, each with a gilt-brass upright pole finial and oval glazed mahogany and boxwood strung adjustable screen mounted with a print of Children
142cm. high; 4ft. 9in.
Generally in good order. Losses to veneer of each frame. Veneer lifting to sides. Prints in fair order with some creasing. Splatters and stains to tropid bases. Brass tarnishes.
Good quality and with variations to carved detail but well matched.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Inventory, 1949, 'A pair of Victorian rosewood pole fire-screens with glazed oval mahogany banners contained coloured prints'