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29119 Embossed tin panel in a teak frame
QTY: 1 £660
29113 Selection of decorative hardwood panels
QTY: 25 Remaining £25 From
29080 Reclaimed Indian door / panel
QTY: 1 £850
29073 Massive Industrial sliding door set
QTY: 1 £1,750 The Set
29071 Antique lattice work folding Jali doors
QTY: 1 £825
29062 Old studded Indian teak door
QTY: 1 £850
SOLD
29060 Job lot of reclaimed hardwood panelling
QTY: SOLD £250 Job Lot
29050 Salvaged teak Indian door
QTY: 1 £850
29044 Very old raised and fielded 3 panel pine door
QTY: 1 £175
29009 Old Indian teak doors/panel
QTY: 1 £850
SOLD
28980 Job lot of four antique carved oak panels
QTY: SOLD £350 Job Lot
28978 Pair of salvaged shaped oak panels
QTY: 1 Pair £300 The Pair
Reserved until 29/01/2020
28977 Reclaimed oak panel with egg and dart border
QTY: 1 £95
28975 Pair of hardwood panels with spindle detail
QTY: 1 Pair £275 The Pair
28880 Sections of salvaged oak panelling
QTY: 1 Set £300 The Set
28876 Two sections of reclaimed oak panelling
QTY: 1 Remaining £400
SOLD
28875 Reclaimed ornate wooden bar front / panelling
QTY: SOLD £650
28874 Salvaged metal shutter from Moroccan souk
QTY: 1 £225
28872 Reclaimed metal roller shutter/wall cladding
QTY: 1 £150
28850 Metal roller shutter ideal wall cladding
QTY: 1 £425
28845 Old studded teak doors / door panel
QTY: 1 £850
28844 Reclaimed teak door panel
QTY: 1 £850
28843 Old metal roller shutter from Moroccan souk
QTY: 1 £425
28833 Panel made from braced antique teak doors
QTY: 1 £850
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Panelling and Screens


Wood panelling first started to appear around the 15th Century.  At this time it was known as wainscotting, and the wood panels, primarily of oak, served to make the interior of old stone buildings more comfortable, providing insulation and decoration to otherwise stark stone walls. Early panelling is invariably made of oak, but in the 17th and 18th centuries, deal and pine were also commonly used. The panelling was often painted or limewashed, the cheaper softwoods were also sometimes given a painted woodgrain finish to resemble more expensive oak.  Early panelling typically incorporated sections of carved wood, especially linenfold patterns and geometric shapes, often diamond in form. 

Some of the most beautiful panelling comes from France, 17th and 18th Centuries, known as Boiserie.  This panelling is usually very elegant and is often painted and gilded. 

Wood panelling has continued to be popular into the 20th Century, the Edwardians were very fond of having panelled billiards rooms and studies. English Salvage usually has a good selection of reclaimed panelling in oak, mahogany and softwoods, both British and Continental.  Wood panelling is especially popular with designers for shop fittings, restaurants and bars, to create a traditional ambience, or to clad bar fronts or create dividers.  Glazed screens, mostly 19th and 18th Century, are also used to create dividers in shops and bars, where transmission of light is important, these often incorporate sections of stained glass. 

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