On View: American Identities: A New Look, Everyday Life/A Nation Divided, 5th Floor
32 13/16 x 31 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (83.3 x 80 x 29.2 cm) (show scale)
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Herter Brothers (American, 1865-1905). Fire Screen, ca. 1881. Brass, 32 13/16 x 31 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (83.3 x 80 x 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
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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.
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