Fabulous rare large 19th Century Ebonised faux bamboo fire screen by Howard and Sons, upholstered panel depicting scenes of Crystal Palace and the 1851 great exhibition.
35cm depth between the legs
Howard and Sons exhibited at all the large exhibitions of the nineteenth century including the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the subsequent shows at Crystal Palace, as well as exhibitions in America and France. Howard and Sons had the Royal Warrant and supplied several Royal residences with many items of antique furniture, most frequently of course with upholstery.
Although Howard and Sons supplied almost any item for the nineteenth century house and were renowned for their excellent build quality and superb finishing in all areas of chattels and interior decorating, it is their upholstered furniture for which the company is now so famous.
H: 113cm (44.49in)
W: 83cm (32.68in)
D: 35cm (13.78in)