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Fire Screen

Decorative Arts and Design

MAKER Unknown
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1881
    DIMENSIONS 32 13/16 × 31 1/2 × 11 1/2 in. (83.3 × 80 × 29.2 cm) mount: 33 × 31 1/2 × 12 in. (83.8 × 80 × 30.5 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 41.980.16
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fire screen, brass; bow shaped cresting attached to frame by a lion mask surmounted by a fruit and leaf finial with fruit surmounts at each corner post which are in turn supported by scroll lion's paw feet, casters in each foot, center of screen has two griffins in rampant position with a cabochon. Condition: Good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Unknown. Fire Screen, ca. 1881. Brass, 32 13/16 × 31 1/2 × 11 1/2 in. (83.3 × 80 × 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.980.16_bw.jpg)
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