Fire screen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-290487

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

24 x 59 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.322