An early 19th Century hand-held firescreen decorated with a silhouette conversation piece of figures dancing and conversing
Lot 179*
An early 19th Century hand-held firescreen
decorated with a silhouette conversation piece of figures dancing and conversing
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,049) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An early 19th Century hand-held firescreen
decorated with a silhouette conversation piece of figures dancing and conversing.
Painted on a card fire screen with coral-coloured ground, rectangular maple wood frame.
193mm (7 5/8in) high

Footnotes

  • For two similar examples, see Emma Rutherford, Silhouette The Art of the Shadow, 2009, ill.p.150, fig.156.
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