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Fire Screen

1971.799 (RS117783)

Description

Black woven mesh wire screen in squared C-shaped form; screen supported by two C-shaped horizontal iron rods and shaped vertical iron back; front shoulder of screen rounded with two brass C-shaped handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1933
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
weaving
wire
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
fire screens (furniture)
Iron
iron (metal)
SCREEN, FIRE
weaving
wire
Wire
Woven
Dimensions
33.5 x 37.5 x 7.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.799
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5483

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