Lot 22: WALTER CRANE (1845-1915) AESTHETIC MOVEMENT THREE-FOLD DRAUGHT SCREEN, CIRCA 1890 174cm wide, 170cm high
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
WALTER CRANE (1845-1915)
AESTHETIC MOVEMENT THREE-FOLD DRAUGHT SCREEN, CIRCA 1890
each reversible rectangular fold covered with printed panels designed by the artist
174cm wide, 170cm high
Screen is in tired condition with creases to the paper, losses and tears allover and also several creases and lifting flakes to the screen surface. Light discolouration and surface dirt
The hinges are in working order
One handle has two screws missing
The other handle with one screw missing
The reverse side is in better condition however there are still losses tears and lifting as before
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