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The pillar of this fire or pole screen is turned from a single piece of mahogany. At the base it is turned with a ring, a gadrooned cup turning, a tapering baluster, a reversed cup turning with gadrooning, a molded ring, and for the remainder of its length forms the pole for the screen. The...

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Provenance

Early history unknown;1919, part of the bequest of Dr Samuel A. Green (Accession Date November 6, 1919)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green

1760–85

Object Place

possibly Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 110

Dimensions

130.81 x 40.64 cm (51 1/2 x 16 in.); screen is 15 3/4 in. x 15 3/4 in.

Accession Number

19.1355

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens