Antique cordovan folding screen XVIII century

Antique Cordovan leather screen.


Cordovan folding screen s. 18th century

Elaborated with tooled and polychrome-painted three-fold leather screen

Antique Cordovan leather screen.

Cordovan is a high quality tanned goat skin, tanned, engraved and generally painted with sumac species. The technique was introduced by the Arabs in Europe and Cordoba was its main production center.

Period: 18th century

Conservation: Normal, with signs of normal use. Cordovan screens are usually very tall so this one must have been cut in the past probably to fit in some space.

Measurements: Height 175cm x Width 46cm per sheet (It has 3 sheets) x Depth 2cm

Provenance: Major art collector


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Weight 76 kg


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