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30305 Early carved oak panelling sections
QTY: 1 Pair £600 The Pair
30298 Salvaged decorative wrought iron grilles
QTY: 3 £925 Each
Reserved until 10/10/2020
30293 12 antique oak pieces of panelling
QTY: 1 Job Lot £595 Job Lot
30292 7 pieces of antique oak panelling
QTY: 1 Job Lot £300 Job Lot
Reserved until 10/10/2020
30242 Oak ball and foliate corner cut moulding
QTY: Job Lot £300 Job Lot
30192 Salvaged oak panels / doors
QTY: 1 Job Lot £600 Job Lot
30190 Pieces of reclaimed 18th C panelling
QTY: 2 Panels £150 From
30189 Job lot of 18th C oak panelling
QTY: 1 Job Lot £875 Job Lot
30171 Antique French carved oak wall panels
QTY: 3 Sets £200 From
30170 19th Century oak carved flower railings
QTY: 1 Job Lot £600 Job Lot
30101 Three Gothic oak 19th Century panels
QTY: 1 Job Lot £700 Job Lot
30096 Three pairs ornate carved wood dividers
QTY: 3 Pairs £1,875 Job Lot
Reserved until 30/09/2020
30094 19th Century Gothic oak half height panelling
QTY: 1 £1,325
30007 Salvaged grey cherub architectural canvases
QTY: 1 Pair £425 The Pair
Reserved until 29/09/2020
29675 Moroccan weathered iron grilles
QTY: 1 Job Lot £145 The Set
29673 Salvaged Moroccan fretwork wooden panels
QTY: 2 £250 Each
29589 Run of antique Indonesian teak panelling
QTY: 13 Metres £13,500 Job Lot
29586 Oak chevron boards wood panel / wall art
QTY: 1 £120
29545 (SetF1) Vintage folding door / partition set
QTY: 1 Set £825 The Set
SOLD
29525 Gothic style wooden panels / church pulpit
QTY: SOLD £325 Job Lot
SOLD
29503 Reclaimed cast iron ceiling roses
QTY: SOLD £460 Each
29489 Rustic blue painted folding wooden screen
QTY: 1 £595
29470 Ornate Moroccan pine door frame
QTY: 1 £375
29440 Antique 3 panelled folding doors in frame
QTY: 1 £875
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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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