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Fire screen


Object number

RIF5001

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

48 40 24 in. (121.92 101.6 60.96 cm) 46 21 13 3/4 in. (116.84 53.34 34.9 cm)

Date

1750–70

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1909–2009) and his wife Roberta L. Carpenter (1938–2019), Newport, Rhode Island; given to the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Roberta L. Carpenter