Fender for Fireplace
On View: American Identities: A New Look, American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Visions and Myths of a Nation, 1800–1890, 5th Floor
15 x 35 1/8 x 17 1/2 in. (38.1 x 89.2 x 44.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
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Unknown. Fender for Fireplace, ca. 1881. Brass, 15 x 35 1/8 x 17 1/2 in. (38.1 x 89.2 x 44.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.15. Creative Commons-BY
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Fender for fireplace, brass; scroll design inset in long front panel, two short side panels, front corners have ball finials with gadroon decoration on lower portion supported by rope twist standard resting on a mushroom foot. Small ball finials on back part of side panels.
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