NAPOLEON III PERIOD FAN-SHAPED MANTEL SCREEN
A Napoleon III period gilt bronze and brass chimney screen with retractable grille. The central openwork post is decorated with shells, acanthus leaves, flowers, climbing olive branches and a woman's face. It is topped by a fire pot. It rests on scroll-shaped feet. The nine openwork brass leaves with geometrical patterns unfold to form a protective grid against sparks from the fire. Bars are used to hold the grate when the fireguard is closed.
Dimension of open firewall: W: 102 cm; D: 17 cm; H: 67 cm (W: 40.16 in; D: 6.69 in; H: 26.38 in)
Dimension of closed firewall: W: 26 cm; D: 17 cm; H: 67 cm (W: 10.24 in; D: 6.69 in; H: 26.38 in)
Napoleon III period, Circa: 1860
Dim: W: 102cm, D: 17cm, H: 67cm.
Dim: W: 40.2in, D: 6.7in, H: 26.4in.
Condition report: In good general condition. light wear to brass.