An English Polychrome-Painted Paper Mâché 'Poet's Desk' Pole Screen

Circa 1900

Featuring a trompe l'oeil screen depicting antique books of poetry, an inkwell with plume, wax-sealed letters and papers. Mounted on a dark-teal painted metal stand, ending in horn-shaped feet on raised gilt balls.

Height: 46.5 x Width: 18 x Depth: 19.5 inches