Fire screen

Published/Created:
Salem, Essex county, Massachusetts, United States
Physical Description:
Height: 55 in.
Materials:
Cherry
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale cherry fire screen, the plain cherry screen elevates and lowers on a screw-threaded standard surmounted by a beautiful flame finial, bulbous column; cabriole legs ending in platformed pad feet, descended in the Talcott family of Hartford, Connecticut.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 2032, pl. P5420.
Variant Titles:
Chippendale cherry fire screen
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Chippendale style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5420
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab1dr3 tiff
Genre:
fire screens (furniture) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, 1983
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10968323
PID:
digcoll:844993