Firescreen

French
Louis XIV


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 53" at feet Depth 15" W. 31 1/2"

Accession Number

45.41

Medium or Technique

Beechwood

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Firescreen, beechwood. Carved and gilded / rectangular frame with narrow panels of bell-flowers on diapered ground. Scroll and wreath enclosing fleur-de-lys on lower rail. Movable crest of addorsed dolphins on crowned coat-of arms flanked by acanthus scrolls. Trestle supports with scrolls, shells etc. Embroidered and appliqued armorial panel with baldachin. (gilding chipped).

Provenance

1945, gift of Richard C. Paine, Mrs. Alan Cunningham, and Mrs. Thomas N. Metcalf to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine, Mrs. Alan Cunningham, and Mrs. Thomas N. Metcalf