Unknown. <em>Fire Screen</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.980.16_bw.jpg)

Fire Screen

Artist:UnknownHerter Brothers

Medium: Brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1881

Dimensions: 32 13/16 x 31 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (83.3 x 80 x 29.2 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Visions and Myths of a Nation, 1800–1890


Accession Number: 41.980.16

Image: 41.980.16_bw.jpg,

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

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