A late George III faux rosewood polescreen
Lot 505
A late George III faux rosewood polescreen
Sold for £62 (US$ 82) inc. premium

Lot Details
A late George III faux rosewood polescreen
The oval painted banner on a tripod base.


(Later painted and restored)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: possibly commissioned by William Brummell for Donnington Grove between 1783-1794, sold following Brummell's death to:
    John Bebb of the East India Company and then bequeathed to:
    Head Pottinger Best (1808-1887) in 1850 and thence by descent to his son:
    Marmaduke Head Best (1847-1912) who married Mary Leigh Bennett (b. 1850).
    Removed from Donnington Grove by Mary Leigh Bennett in 1936 and thence by descent.
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