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Fire screen


Object number

RIF781

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, base: 149.86 cm (59 in.); Screen: 58.1 x 50.48 cm (22 7/8 x 19 7/8 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, by 1965

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 140–141, no. 92, ill.