Fire place fender

English
about 1780


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.14 long

Accession Number

23.617

Medium or Technique

Brass

Out on Loan

On display at Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, RI, since July 30, 1962

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Pierced brass of bow shape front.

Provenance

1923, sold by Gill and Reigate, London, to the MFA for $1,480 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 6, 1923)

NOTES:
[1] MFA accession numbers 23.612-619, 621-628 were purchased together for $1,480.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund