James Mont, Verre Églomisé Screen, USA, c. 1950’s
A magnificent mirrored-panel James Mont screen done in 1950 in Mont’s Chinese-modern style blended details from his Turkish roots. Each panel is hand finished with an Ottoman inspired verre eglomise design in gold metal leaf then backed with a white metal leaf. The mirrors are framed in Mont’s smoked-silver metal-leaf technique and formed with pierced bases and pagoda-style tops.
As illustrated in “Modern Americana: Studio Furniture From High Craft to High Glam” ed. Todd Merrill + Julie Iovine, Rizzoli, 2008/2018.
Dimensions: 73” H x 84” W x 1 1/5” D, 185.42 H x 213.34 W x 3.05 D cm
A Large Silvered-Eglomise Screen
Verre eglomise design in gold metal leaf then backed with a white-metal leaf
73" High to the peak of the screen. Overall 7 ft. wide if flattened, with 5 panels each 16.5" wide. Can be configured to stand from 5' to 7' wide.
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