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Pair of Arched Five-Panel Room Dividers
Located in New York, NY
A pair of vintage folding room dividers, each comprised of five arched mirrored panels, against wood frames. Despite some presence of age appropriate wear to brass hinges, as well as...
Category

Mid-20th Century Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Arched Five-Panel Room Dividers
  • Pair of Arched Five-Panel Room Dividers
  • Pair of Arched Five-Panel Room Dividers
  • Pair of Arched Five-Panel Room Dividers
H 71.75 in. W 50 in. D 1 in.
Very Large Pair of Asian Screens or Room Dividers
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
A pair of screens made of hardwood, featuring traditional asian design elements. Fading black paint and peeling white paint.
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20th Century Unknown Screens and Room Dividers

  • Very Large Pair of Asian Screens or Room Dividers
  • Very Large Pair of Asian Screens or Room Dividers
  • Very Large Pair of Asian Screens or Room Dividers
  • Very Large Pair of Asian Screens or Room Dividers
H 77.96 in. W 85.44 in. D 4.34 in.
Pair of Art Deco Fashioned Three-Panel Mirrored Room Dividers or Folding Screens
Located in Stamford, CT
Monumental pair of Art Deco fashioned three-panel mirrored room dividers or folding screens. These simply spectacular shell carved distressed mirror panels are certain to add jaw dro...
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Late 20th Century Hollywood Regency Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Mirror

Italian Pair of Leather Embossed Room Dividers, Turn of the 17th & 18th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fabulous Italian pair of 7 ft. tall leather embossed folding screens from the turn of the 17th and 18th century. This pair of antique accordion style folding screens from Italy eac...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood, Leather

Pair of Victorian Hardwood Pole Screens with Barley Twist Column Ornate Detail
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare pair of original Victorian Rosewood barley twist pole screens A very good looking and well made pair, they are very decorative, h...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Hardwood

Pair of Chinese Lattice Panels
Located in Chicago, IL
This pair of Chinese lattice panels were made from Fir wood and lacquer. They were found in Zhejiang in the early 1800s. Wear consistent with age and use.    
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Fir

  • Pair of Chinese Lattice Panels
  • Pair of Chinese Lattice Panels
  • Pair of Chinese Lattice Panels
  • Pair of Chinese Lattice Panels
H 121 in. W 46 in. D 3 in.
Pair of Four-Panel Reversible French Chinoiserie Coromandel Screens Paris, 1920s
Located in Miami, FL
Eight-Panel Reversible Chinese Coromandel Screen Pair of French chinoiserie screens, Paris, 1920s This French chinoiserie screens from the 1920s are composed of four panels richly ...
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Early 20th Century French Chinoiserie Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood, Mother-of-Pearl

Pair of Original Mirror Screens
Located in Saint-Ouen (PARIS), FR
Pair of screens in brass and coloured mirrors, geometrical shape Dimensions : 180 X H 221 cm and 192 x H 214 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Original Mirror Screens
  • Pair of Original Mirror Screens
  • Pair of Original Mirror Screens
  • Pair of Original Mirror Screens
H 87.01 in. W 70.87 in. D 1.19 in.
Pair of Contemporary Brass Screens, Meditations, Misaya
By Misaya
Located in Geneve, CH
Pair of Contemporary brass screens, meditations, Misaya Dimensions: 1. W 100 x L 20 x H 120 cm 2. W 60 x L 20 x H 80 cm Hand-sculpted brass screens.   
Category

2010s Thai Post-Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

Pair of Screens, circa 1930, France
Located in Girona, Spain
Pair of Screens. Pair of black lacquered screens. Beautiful example of Art Deco elegance Each screen is made of 5 equal 19.5" sections, circa 1930, France. Good vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of Screens, circa 1930, France
  • Pair of Screens, circa 1930, France
  • Pair of Screens, circa 1930, France
  • Pair of Screens, circa 1930, France
H 79 in. W 98 in. D 1 in.
Pair of Mahogany Two Fold Floor Screens
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of Mahogany two fold floor screens. Screens are faced with book spines that are made of carved wood and stained to give the look of leather. Gilt lettering has been added to g...
Category

20th Century Unknown Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood

Pair of George III Period Small Screens
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
An unusual pair of George III period small screens incorporating period petit point embroidery with original well cast gilt bronze handles.
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier British Screens and Room Dividers

  • Pair of George III Period Small Screens
  • Pair of George III Period Small Screens
  • Pair of George III Period Small Screens
  • Pair of George III Period Small Screens
H 50 in. W 49 in. D 23 in.
Pair of Three Panel Rattan Mirrored Screens
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Pair of three panel rattan mirrored screens Six panels total for the pair Each panel is 18" - totaling 108".  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Rattan, Mirror

Fine Pair of Regency Palisander Tapestry Fire Screens
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Fine pair of Regency palisander fire screens, circa 1820. Fine piece of early 19th century design. Screens hold up with friction and are adjustable. Striking palisander with good ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Palisander

Pair of French Art Deco Paper Screens
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Pair of 4 panel folding screens with a wood surround, painted black, and block-printed paper with an Art Deco floral motif in attractive bold colours. Scallop-edged tops. Dimensio...
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20th Century French Art Deco Screens and Room Dividers

  • Pair of French Art Deco Paper Screens
  • Pair of French Art Deco Paper Screens
  • Pair of French Art Deco Paper Screens
  • Pair of French Art Deco Paper Screens
H 90.56 in. W 18.12 in. D 1.19 in.
Pair of Tony Duquette Gilt Lacquered Shell Panels
By Tony Duquette, Jim Thompson
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of Tony Duquette gilt lacquered shell panels each with three inset 33" square gold shell-covered panels within wood frames One of kind showroom prototypes from the Jim Thomps...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Composition

Pair of Art Deco Restaurant or Bistro Screens
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
pair of Art Deco restaurant or bistro screens. In stained beech and brass. Come from an art deco hotel in the south of France.
Category

Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Art Deco Restaurant or Bistro Screens
  • Pair of Art Deco Restaurant or Bistro Screens
  • Pair of Art Deco Restaurant or Bistro Screens
  • Pair of Art Deco Restaurant or Bistro Screens
H 54.73 in. W 82.68 in. D 1.19 in.
Pair of Regency Gilt-Brass Mounted Pole Screens
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of Regency gilt-brass mounted pole screens, circa 1830. Formerly the property of the Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth.
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Mahogany

Pair of Tall French Triple-Panel Oak Screens
Located in Woodbury, CT
We’re not sure if these were intended as screens or if some clever person found the oak doors and put them together as screens, but they are beautiful! Tall, with three recessed pane...
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Early 20th Century French Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Steel, Wrought Iron

  • Pair of Tall French Triple-Panel Oak Screens
  • Pair of Tall French Triple-Panel Oak Screens
  • Pair of Tall French Triple-Panel Oak Screens
  • Pair of Tall French Triple-Panel Oak Screens
H 78.25 in. W 48.5 in. D 1.75 in.
Pair of Mid Century Reed Wicker Bamboo Folding Screens
By Ficks Reed
Located in New York, NY
Chic and decorative pair of freestanding folding screens, of reed wicker configured in an architectural geometric pattern. Each screen has three rectangular panels, hinged together e...
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Mid-20th Century Philippine Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wicker, Reed

Pair of George III Painted and Giltwood Pole Screens
Located in Essex, MA
Each with chenille embroidered panel within a reverse glass border, adjustable, raise on a tripod base with lions head carvings. Scroll feet.
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Antique Late 18th Century English George III Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Paint

Pair of Antique Decorative Panels, Chinese, Embroidered Silk, Victorian, C.1880
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a pair of antique decorative panels. A Chinese, embroidered silk panel, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1880. Charming pair of decorative screens with classic O...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Silk

Elegant Pair of French Sycomore Folding Screens in the manner of Andre Arbus
By André Arbus
Located in Montreal, QC
Pair of walnut room dividers/ screens in the manner of Andre Arbus decorated with losange shape mouldings.    
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Screens and Room Dividers

Pair of American Art Moderne Faux Painted 3 Fold screens
Located in New York, NY
Pair of American Art Moderne (1940s) rust painted faux woven rush 3 fold screens with diamond design (priced as a Pair)
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Pair of Twisted Lucite Screens by Simon Bouchard, circa 1970
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of large twisted smoked, yellow and orange Lucite screens with and aluminium cast by Simon Bouchard, circa 1970. Good vintage condition Can be used as room divider.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Aluminum

Pair of Exceptional Dutch Embossed and Painted Leather Folding Screens
Located in New York, NY
Each with four panels vibrantly painted with parrots and other tropical birds perched on tree boughs on a gilt and foliate-embossed ground. Photograph has screens arranged as if one ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Dutch Chinoiserie Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Leather

Fine Pair of Fine 18th Century Painted European Screens
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A pair of 18th century scene painted screens with very good color and excellent form. All with scenes with men in capes and plumed hats, some on horseback, some soldiers, a merchant ...
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Antique Late 18th Century European Rococo Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Pair of Vintage French Room Dividers/Victorian Room Dividers
Located in London, Lambeth
Superb pair of stunning decorative room dividers in vintage pine With the metal hinges allows for easy movement into various positions Cc French.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Late Victorian Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

Pair of Velvet Screens with Nailhead Detail Designed by Juan Montoya
By Juan Montoya
Located in New York, NY
Pair of velvet screens with nailhead detail designed by Juan Montoya. Upholstered in a beige velvet with a brass nailhead trim. They can be put together for a total span of 10.5'. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Velvet

Pair of Silent Veneer and Shagreen Screens by Barbara Barry for Baker
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Classic and rare collaboration between Barbara Barry and Baker Furniture: the Silent Veneer and Shagreen Screen. This listing is for a pair of screens. The nougat colored shagreen ...
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Vintage 1980s Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood, Shagreen

Pair of Chinese 19th Century Screens with Fretwork and Low-Relief Carved Panels
Located in Yonkers, NY
A pair of Chinese antique carved screens from the 19th century, with fretwork motifs and low-relief panels. Created in China, each of this pair of wooden screens attracts our attenti...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood

Pair of Large Screens with Four Leaves in Brass, Oxidized Brass and Mirror
Located in Paris, FR
Exceptional pair of large four-leaf screens, France, circa 1980. The frames are in patinated brass, with oxidized brass panels on one side and a mirror on the other. Each screen ...
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Vintage 1980s French Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

Tjerk Reijnga Pair of Room Dividers Pilastro The Netherlands, 1960
By Tjerk Reijenga, Pilastro
Located in Etten-Leur, NL
Very nice modernist pair of bookcases or room dividers designed by Tjerk Reijnga for Pilastro, The Netherlands 1960. These beautiful black coated wire frame dividers are complete wit...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Metal

Pair of New Black and Gold Screens Belle Époque Style "Papyrus" Design & Raffia
Located in Milano, IT
Pair of elegant new black and gold screens belle Époque style "Papyrus" wallpaper design and black Raffia, brass finished.
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2010s Italian Belle Époque Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

Pair of Art Deco Wrought Iron Room Dividers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Art Deco gates, now a screen or room divider, of wrought iron, each side having a scalloped arch, inset with scrolling foliate vines. Stock id: D1841.
Category

Early 20th Century French Art Deco Architectural Elements

Materials

Wrought Iron

  • Pair of Art Deco Wrought Iron Room Dividers
  • Pair of Art Deco Wrought Iron Room Dividers
  • Pair of Art Deco Wrought Iron Room Dividers
  • Pair of Art Deco Wrought Iron Room Dividers
H 60.25 in. W 24 in. D 9.5 in.
Pair of Bronze Architectural Railings, Balustrades or Room Dividers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of bronze architectural railings. 2 1/2 inch diameter sections. The floor plate is 8 in. in diameter.
Category

20th Century American Balustrades and Fixtures

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Bronze Architectural Railings, Balustrades or Room Dividers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of bronze architectural railings. 2 1/2 inch diameter sections. The floor plate is 8 in. in diameter.
Category

20th Century American Balustrades and Fixtures

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Walnut Mid-Century Modern Wall Units Room Dividers
Located in New York, NY
Pair of walnut Mid-Century Modern wall units room dividers. Has a total of six removable shelves, cabinets with sliding doors. Each unit measures: 49.25 W x 14 D x 80 H.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Walnut

Pair of French Art Deco Wrought Iron Gates or Room Dividers
Located in Woodbury, CT
Originally used as balcony dividers and mounted front to back, envision these stunning Deco gates facing each other to provide the perfect frame for your garden or interior room. Han...
Category

Early 20th Century French Art Deco Doors and Gates

Materials

Wrought Iron

Pair of Antique Massive Tall Rustic Doors Wall Panels Room Dividers Screen
Located in San Diego, CA
A great pair of antique rustic wall panels, room dividers can be used as a room divider the way they are now or split them and hang them against the wall they are nice with great pat...
Category

20th Century American Rustic Doors and Gates

Materials

Wood

Rare Pair of Queen Anne Pole Screens
Located in Port Chester, NY
A rare pair of Queen Anne mahogany pole screens with urn finials and embroidered silk work depicting the eastern and western hemispheres of the world as of the 18th century. Possib...
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Antique 18th Century American Queen Anne Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Silk

  • Rare Pair of Queen Anne Pole Screens
  • Rare Pair of Queen Anne Pole Screens
  • Rare Pair of Queen Anne Pole Screens
  • Rare Pair of Queen Anne Pole Screens
H 54.5 in. W 19 in. D 19 in.
Pair of Room Dividers
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of room dividers designed by LA Studio, composed by three panels. Made in real wood structure, covered with painted paper and green silk.
Category

2010s Spanish Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Paper, Silk, Wood

  • Pair of Room Dividers
  • Pair of Room Dividers
  • Pair of Room Dividers
  • Pair of Room Dividers
H 106.3 in. W 20.48 in. D 0.79 in.
Pair of Room Dividers by Monteverdi Young
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent pair of hand wrought room dividers / sculptures by Monteverdi Young. Highly stylized flora spring upwards in these imaginative and practical dividers. Freestanding bases ...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Metal

Pair of Chinese Black Lacquer Screens or Room Dividers, circa 1900
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Black background and gilt and red decor. Chinese lacquer, circa 1900. Decor on one face.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinoiserie Screens and Room Dividers

Pair of Freestanding Modern Room Divider Screens
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of very nice quality and design freestanding room dividers.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Pair of High Art Deco Wrought Iron and Bronze Stork Room Divider Panels C1920
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Fantastic pair of extremely high quality French Art deco wrought iron and bronze Stork dividers that can easily be used as a focal point in a room or as even as a clever king size he...
Category

Mid-20th Century Regency Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Bronze, Wrought Iron

Pair of screens
Located in New York, NY
pair of three panel screens
Category

Vintage 1960s American Screens and Room Dividers

  • Pair of screens
  • Pair of screens
  • Pair of screens
  • Pair of screens
H 70 in. W 48 in.
Pair of Screens
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Pair of iron screens
Category

Vintage 1940s American Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Iron

Pair of Mirrored Screens
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of Wood Panels and Mirror Dividers with Custom Paint
Category

20th Century Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood, Glass

  • Pair of Mirrored Screens
  • Pair of Mirrored Screens
  • Pair of Mirrored Screens
  • Pair of Mirrored Screens
H 96.25 in. W 48.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Pair of Italian Stick Screen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Funky screen or room divider
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Oak

  • Pair of Italian  Stick Screen
  • Pair of Italian  Stick Screen
  • Pair of Italian  Stick Screen
  • Pair of Italian  Stick Screen
H 67 in. W 30 in. D 8 in.
Pair of Courtyard Lattice Panels
Located in Chicago, IL
A 19th century Chinese elmwood courtyard lattice panel with cracked ice and floral pattern.<br /> <br /> Pagoda Red Collection #: CAG022<br /> <br /> <br /> Keywords: Panel, l...
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Elm

  • Pair of Courtyard Lattice Panels
  • Pair of Courtyard Lattice Panels
  • Pair of Courtyard Lattice Panels
  • Pair of Courtyard Lattice Panels
H 45 in. W 42.25 in. D 1 in.
Pair of Tall Decorative Screens
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Nice decorative wooden folding screens with a black satin painted finish.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of Tall Decorative Screens
  • Pair of Tall Decorative Screens
  • Pair of Tall Decorative Screens
  • Pair of Tall Decorative Screens
H 91 in. W 36 in. D 1.5 in.
Pair Of Art Deco Screens
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
The hinges are remade similar to the genuine model, in brass. the frame is in wood.
Category

Vintage 1930s French Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Brass

  • Pair Of Art Deco Screens
  • Pair Of Art Deco Screens
  • Pair Of Art Deco Screens
  • Pair Of Art Deco Screens
H 53.93 in. W 14.75 in. D 8 in.
Pair of Vintage Rattan Screens
Located in Oaks, PA
Pair of Vintage Rattan Screens, Each one of three panels with roundel design, each panel is 20" wide x 77" high
Category

Late 20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Rattan

  • Pair of Vintage Rattan Screens
  • Pair of Vintage Rattan Screens
  • Pair of Vintage Rattan Screens
  • Pair of Vintage Rattan Screens
H 77 in. W 60 in. D 1 in.
Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Beautiful, left and right pair of ink, gold and gold leaf painted on paper Japanese screens, circa 1900. As wall panels they would really make a room. Slight damage and restoration t...
Category

Early 20th Century Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Paper

  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
H 67.72 in. W 144.1 in. D 0.79 in.
Pair of Chinese Screen Doors
Located in Sarasota, FL
A pair of Chinese hand-carved elm wood screen doors, lacquered reddish brown with red, yellow and green design accents.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Elm

  • Pair of Chinese Screen Doors
  • Pair of Chinese Screen Doors
  • Pair of Chinese Screen Doors
  • Pair of Chinese Screen Doors
H 67 in. W 17 in. D 1.5 in.
Pair Of Jean Prouvé "ondes" Panel
By Jean Prouvé
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
FIVE AVAILABLE
Category

Vintage 1960s Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Aluminum

  • Pair Of Jean Prouvé "ondes" Panel
  • Pair Of Jean Prouvé "ondes" Panel
  • Pair Of Jean Prouvé "ondes" Panel
  • Pair Of Jean Prouvé "ondes" Panel
H 112.21 in. W 70.08 in. D 7.09 in.
Pair of Renaissance Revival Style Screens
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of three-panel folding screens in the style of Renaissance Revival (default showing a mirror image, the actual screens each has slightly different patterns), circa 1950s, the be...
Category

Vintage 1950s Unknown Renaissance Revival Screens and Room Dividers

Pair of 1960's white lacquer Screens
Located in Long Island City, NY
Pair of 1960's white lacquer Screens.
Category

Vintage 1960s French Screens and Room Dividers

Pair of Three Panel Mirrored Screens
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of folding screens, each painted and parcel-gilt panel inset with gold-veined mirror inside a conforming gilded molded frame, accented by a large rosette. Each panel measures 1...
Category

Vintage 1960s Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Mirror, Wood

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Pair Of Room Dividers For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of pair of room dividers available for sale. The range of distinct pair of room dividers — often made from wood, metal and glass — can elevate any home. We have 121 antique and vintage pair of room dividers in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of pair of room dividers available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of pair of room dividers to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Regency pair of room dividers are of considerable interest. Juan Montoya, Ludvik Volak and Maison Jansen each produced beautiful pair of room dividers that are worth considering.

Finding the Right Screens and Room Dividers for You

Whether they are implemented as decorative accents or makeshift partitions to ensure privacy, antique and vintage folding screens and room dividers easily introduce sophistication and depth to any space in your home.

The earliest examples of folding screens are said to have originated in China and go back at least as far as the Han dynasty. Screens of the era were heavy structures made of wood and had hinges of cloth or leather. They were adorned with elaborate landscape paintings that were typically created on silk or paper canvases and applied directly to the screen’s panels afterward. Just as they had been in the 20th century and today, the folding screens then were recognized for both their practical and purely decorative properties.

Japanese room-divider screens were also decorated with paintings but constructed to be lightweight and mobile. They took on considerable event-based importance when the structures gained popularity in the East Asian country, as the folding screens were used in performing arts such as concerts, tea ceremonies and more. Later, artists elsewhere warmed to folding screens and sought to create their own.

In European countries such as France, where they were known as paravent, folding screens began to materialize in apartments in Paris, gaining favor with the likes of pioneering couturier Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, who is said to have accrued more than 30 and used them as a precursor to what we now know as wallpaper.

On 1stDibs, find a wide range of antique and vintage folding screens and room dividers, which, given their history, may do a better job of bringing people and cultures together in your home than sectioning off a space. Search by material to find options in metal, fabric or wood, or browse by style for mid-century modern designs and examples from the Art Deco era.

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