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Fire screen


Object number

RIF1366

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 129.54 cm (51 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); cherry (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

John S. Walton, Inc., New York. Landell K. Christie (1930–1965), Syosset, New York; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 21, 1972, lot 22

Associated names

Lansdell K. Christie
Sotheby Parke Bernet
John S. Walton, Inc.

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), 22–23, lot 22, ill.