A French ‘Peacock’ Fire Screen
A 19th century French cast and fretted brass “Peacock” folding fire screen, the nine wedge-shaped panels folding into the central part. Note the jewellery-like quality of the cast and gilt brass, and of the intricate fretwork. Area of Paris, circa 1880.
Condition report: In excellent, unrestored condition.
Dimensions: When open, length 90 cm, height 60 cm. Width closed 17 cm.