SOLD! for $2,160.00.
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Hand painted French folding room screen, comprised of four wood panels having figural landscape cartouche decoration to the centers against a blue and gilt gothic arch and fleur de lis backdrop, the opposing sides painted in matching blue with each panel having a giltwood frame. 75" H x 87" W (each panel 21 3/4" W). 19th century. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. Note: Mrs. Bass's mother, Claire Childs, was the daughter of C. Frederick Childs (1875-1955), founder of the C.F. Childs & Co. Securities Co. Mr. Childs was the first dealer of U.S. Government Securities. His offices in Chicago and New York were across the street from the Federal Reserve in each city and his trading office was located at One Wall Street. Edie McBride Bass attended Miss Porter's School and graduated from Vassar. She married Jack Maddin Bass of Nashville, Tennessee, whose father owned J.M. Bass and Co., one Nashville's first securities firms. Edie served numerous charitable institutions in Nashville. She was a Lifetime Trustee of Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and the Ensworth School, and served on the Board of Miss Porter's School. She was a driving force in establishing fund raising for the Swan Ball, The Land Trust of Tennessee, and the M.S. Society. Condition: Overall good condition with some scattered craquelure to paint surface and some scattered areas of light paint exfoliation. Hinges are replacements.