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MEDIUM Copper, iron, enamel
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 30 x 27 x 8 in. (76.2 x 68.6 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.41.9
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Firescreen, ca. 1900. Copper, iron, enamel, 30 x 27 x 8 in. (76.2 x 68.6 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.41.9. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.41.9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fire screen consisting of hammered flat shield shape attached to symmetrical curved scrolling frame with integral outwardly bent legs with flat feet. Shield decorated with raised central decoration of three-columned architectural form capped with triangular shape with blue-green enamel circle at center.
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