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Fire screen


Object number

RIF779

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

50 x 18 1/2 x 18 in. (127 x 46.99 x 45.72 cm)

Date

1780–1790

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, by 1953

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "The Newport Exhibition," Antiques 64, no. 1 (July 1953): 40, fig. 5.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 77, no. 49, ill.