Antique English Papier Mache HP Face Screen Signed

This wonderful face screen is English in origin and dates to the 19th Century. It has a scalloped border and a signed handpainted country scene.

the painting is extremely well done, showing a country farm house with what looks like a thatched roof. There is a lad meandering down the lane dressed in 18th Century attire. The painting is done in muted shades of brown and green. On the bottom is written Stockwell England Tettenhall. I am guessing Stockwell is the place and Tettenhall is the artist.

The screen has a lathe turned handle that had been gilded, but much of the gilding is worn. There is some minor crazing to the papier mache and the handle is a bit loose. There also seems to be a repair on the bottom left, and some minor paint loss on the house. It still has a fabulous look and to me more interesting to have your painting on a screen that on plain old canvas.

The piece measures 16" in length and is about 10 1/2" wide. Its size necessitates shipment by parcel post.

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Item ID: 001328

$200 USD

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Susan Johannes, Lords Valley, PA   

Antiques and whimsies from a gentler age.

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