ORIGIN: Tuscany, Italy
AGE: 19th century
DIMENSIONS: 29 ½” l x 12” w x 50 ½” h
MATERIALS: Walnut, tapestry
This walnut fireplace screen shows exceptional Italian craftsmanship. Expertly carved details make this piece a standout. Two carved doglike mythological creatures face each other at the top of the screen, which sits on two carved feet of the same creature. The entire frame is beautifully detailed with intricate carvings. The tapestry appears to be handmade and depicts a biblical scene.