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Pair Of Papier Mache Pole-screens Of Welsh Interest, Featuring Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Scenes.


£5,300 | $6,433 USD | €6,110 EUR
Item Number: SA667902
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: WelshAntiques
This antique has been viewed 31 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Rare pair of elegant adjustable early nineteenth century pole-screens, with elaborately-shaped papier mache shields bearing hand-painted scenes of Haverfordwest Quay and High Street, with mother-of-pearl highlights, raised on slender japanned wooden poles rising from turned bases, terminating in three-cornered papier mache shaped plinths raised on bun feet, and decorated with gilt embellishments.
Attributed to Jennens and Betteridge, Birmingham (the leading manufacturer of this type of ware), circa 1840.
Excellent original condition, including the detailed paintings.
(Old repair to one base, one replaced finial, one loose brass ring).
Height: 54 inches; 137 cms.
Width of shield: 16 inches; 40.5 cms.
Width of plinth: 14.75 inches; 37.5 cms.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 137 cm (53.9")
Width = 40.5 cm (15.9")
Depth = 37.5 cm (14.8")

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SA17 5AJ
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