Fire screen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-289576

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

Descriptive Terms

fire screens (equipment)
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Screen, Fire

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

17 1/4 x 41 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.235

Date

1800-1850 (Probaby)

Places

Probably