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Lot 2: EILEN GRAY (1878-1976)A FOLDING SCREEN, DESIGNED 1930Platinum House
October 7, 2012
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
EILEN GRAY (1878-1976)
A FOLDING SCREEN, DESIGNED 1930
manufactured by ClassiCon, Munich, Germany, c.2000
lacquered wood, perforated metal sheet
168h x 144(4x35)w cm
label attached, ClassiCon die Klassik / World Licensee Aram Designs Ltd, London / No. 69515
Overall condition is fair to good.
Various dents and impressions to wood frame. Some surface scratches to wood frame. One chip to wood frame revealing wood (as seen in image 1 to follow this email).
Three corner joint of wood frame loose (see image 1).
Some minor paint chips to perforated metal.
Hinges should have 3 pins in each. Three of nine hinges are missing a pin. Each hinge has 3 connections. One of nine hinges is missing a connection. Some hinges are missing screws. (See image 2). All being said hinges still work in both directions.
One hing has some black paint brush marks.