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Fire screen

Description

Fire screen with rounded brass bottom and top bars, wrought iron uprights to which is attached iron mesh. In front, mesh has curving iron wire ornament. Uprights have tear-drop shaped brass finials.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Probaby
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
fire screens (equipment)
Screen, Fire
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
17 1/4 x 41 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.235
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289576

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