This is a rather unique antique Victorian (c 1880) mahogany fire screen with two doors at the front concealing a luxurious interior in plum/aubergine colour velvet. The front doors have a small wooden carved round knob and are covered in light beige brushed cotton material with a braided frame. The back of the fire screen has been re-upholstered with a classic clarendon trellis fabric – to match the front doors when open, with a braided frame. The fire screen has a heavy sturdy frame with fine details such as the door knob, the strong round hinges to allow the doors to open and align themselves to the frame and the beautiful quality material used. The frame stands firmly on shaped end cast iron supports for stability with a finely turned stretcher.
The fire screen is in very good condition and is a very good example of high quality Victorian craftsmanship. Like all our furniture this is ready to be used and enjoyed. As with all our antique furniture we believe that buying a piece of antique is for you to enjoy and it is also a good investment.
Condition Report: The fire screen is a rare Victorian piece dating back to 1880, making this piece over a 100 years old! Visually this item is very attractive and in very good conditions, especially the beautiful mahogany frame and panels which have minor dents and scratches in line with age and use. The left high corner of the braided frame of the left door of the fire screen, has not been applied correctly and is a fraction shorter. The back panel has a faint mark on the right hand in side. The plum/aubergine velvet is original and although in very good condition has slight marks made by the doors when close. All of the above is mentioned for accuracy and believed to be a testimony of the age and use of this lovely antique piece. Please review carefully the photographs to see the items listed here.
H: 1.06 m (41 3/4 inches), W: 76 cm (30 inches), D: Feet 40 cm (15 3/4 inches)
With doors open; W: 1.49 m