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Fire screen


Object number

RIF4762

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 59 in. (149.86 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent in the King family, Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to Gwendolen Ella Rives (née Armstrong, 1911–1972), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, 1972

Associated names

King family
Gwendolen Ella Rives