- Attributed to Samuel Phippen (ca. 1744–1798)
- Made in Salem, Massachusetts, United States
- Mahogany, holly, ebony
- 61 1/2 x 21 x 18 1/4 in. (156.2 x 53.3 x 46.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. A. Goodwin Cooke, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Frederic C. Munroe, and Purchase, Clara Lloyd-Smith Weber Gift and Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1977
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This fire screen features a folding shelf for a candle, a refinement found on very few examples. It is transitional in style, with snake feet of the Queen Anne and Chippendale styles and the oval shape and inlay typical of Neoclassical designs.