Fire screen

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-288715

Description

Wood framed fire screen with tufted needlepoint front, depicting a cherub framed by cream and gold roses and green leaves. Cherub enhanced with black, gray, and white beads. Wood stand has center post with turned vase-shaped finial, cabriole legs, and spade feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pole screens
wood (plant material)
crewel wool
glass (material)
Screen, Fire

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Dimensions

54 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.312