About the Item

Antique original wallpaper fireboard. An interior scene combining elements of still life and animal art with a dog and cat depicted beneath a table displaying flora, fruit, bread, wine, and other forms. Original wood back replaced and now presented on rectangular wood board backing. –Fire boards were used in homes to cover the fireplace in the Summer months. This rare hand painted example is wonderful as it depicts an actual fireplace with tools pets and flowers.


Height: 42 in (106.68 cm)

Width: 47 in (119.38 cm)

Depth: 1 in (2.54 cm)

Style: Early Victorian (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Paper,Hand-Painted
Place of Origin: England
Period: 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1840-1860

Condition: Fair

Wear consistent with age and use. Scratches as expected. No inpainting. Vibrant colors. Replaced wooden back.