A type of firescreen, consisting usually of a square, rectangular, oval or shield-shaped piece of tapestry or embroidery, attached to an adjustable brass or wooden stem on a tripod base. They were designed to protect the face from the fire. There were also smaller versions made, designed to stand on a table. Another type of polescreen, usually known as a banner screen does not have a frame, but a tapestry hanging from a horizontal pole attached to the upright.
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A six-panel embellished black lacquer screen, 20th century, (6), each panel applied in bone and ivory with three polychrome painted mythical figures, supported on cloud scrolls and carrying various attributes, the black lacquer ground painted and gilt with
A 18th century French leather four fold screen, the ebonized frame inset with a leather panel and brass stud detail, each panel with three hand painted reserves of flowers, 193 x 51 cm, Provenance: Private Collection, Tasmania
A Victorian decorative carved walnut tripod pole screen, the shield form screen with floral and scroll frame enclosing a Victorian beaded panel of floral and panelled design, the decorative tripod base with turned and carved detail.
An Australian carved cedar 3 panel topographical screen, early 20 th century. made up of approximately 70 black & white silver gelatin photographic prints, mainly depicting waterfalls in Tasmania and the Blue Mountains area, many titled and signed Spurling
A three door panel, room Divider screen, late 19th / early 20th century, each door constructed from mahogany with panelled lower section. the upper doors are in the aesthetic style, with embossed painted designs, depicting floral motifs, acanthus leaves an
A Victorian mahogany stretcher based screen, 19th century, the rectangular screen with sliding glazed panels enclosing a tapestry fabric, with a carved crest and raised upon curved and scrolled trestle ends with casters United by a fluted and knopped stret
A four panelled painted leather screen each panel with a floral pattern in front of a geometric background, within a pressed metal border, the black wooden frame with gold metal mask heads on the far left and right edges, each panel 64 x 200 cm
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