Paper Filigree Shield

Paper Filigree Shield

Extremely rare quill work or rolled paper English (Georgian) shield for a pole screen, c. 1770-1780. A central oval print is surrounded by an inner shield shape, surrounded by a multi-colored border of flower heads and rolled paper filigree. Condition: Surprisingly good overall condition with small losses. Print is faded. A period American pole screen (missing finial) can be included with purchase at no charge. Provenance: Private collection NYC. 15 1/2" x 13". For discussion of paper filigree see Ruskin, Paper Filigree, Antiques Journal p. 26-29 March 2008.

PRICE: $2,000.

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