View toward southwest corner of room (1976.91.1); including folding screen (69.9.1), one of a pair of small setées and four armchairs (58.75.28-.32); in background: chimneypiece (1976.91.2), pr. wall sconces (54.147.20a-d-.21a-d), clock (58.75.127), pr. of vases (56.80.1ab-.2ab), and fire screen (41.205.3a,b); in foreground: table (1976.155.99ab).

Fire screen (Écran) (part of a set)

Maker: Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (1748–1803)
Maker: painted and gilded by Louis-François Chatard (ca. 1749–1819)
Date: 1788
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded walnut; modern cotton twill with silk embroidery
Dimensions: H. 44-1/4 x W. 27-3/4 x D. (base) 17 in. (112.4 x 70.5 x 43.2 cm.)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Ann Payne Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number: 41.205.3a, b

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