A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Fireplace Screen
Item # 7497
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu fireplace screen. Raised on four scrolled paw feet, the screen has a finely chased wide ormolu border with rosette blocks at the top corners, and twisted handle at the top. The screen is decorated with opulent pierced ormolu mounts with a top bow suspending foliate accented with arrows and tassels. The bottom mount depicts a pair of putti each blowing a horn amidst scrolled foliate. At each top corner are additional foliate ormolu mounts.