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Firescreen

Description

Tripod base; three legs with bird feet and heads, lyre-shaped screen with gilded "strings" topped with carved skill

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"Sheraton Empire fire-/screen/Bought by Ella/Lowell Lyman and in-/herited by R.T.L."
Material
gilding
iron (metal)
veneer
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
fire screens (equipment)
gilding
Iron
iron (metal)
Screen, Fire
veneer
Dimensions
54.5 x 29 x 15.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.119
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Ronald T. Lyman, Jr.
GUSN
47174

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