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Fire screen

Description

Four-section iron wire fire screen with wrought iron base and posts and brass top. Screen ornamented with iron wire swag along top edge and iron curls on front edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
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
24 x 59 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.322
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290487

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