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Edgar Brandt Important French Art Deco wrought iron fire screen c. 1925

EDGAR BRANDT (1880-1960) France

Fire screen c. 1925

Patinated wrought-iron with a bronze tone and a delicately wrought gilt iron scrolling vine motif with intersecting elliptical center medallions, all backed with a finely woven iron screen, a reeded border along the bottom and two scroll / sleigh shaped feet

Marks: E. Brandt (on top of right hand scroll / sleigh shaped foot)

For related models and more information see: Galeries Edgar Brandt Paris. facsimile of original catalog c. 1925; Les Arts Décoratifs Modernes, Gaston Quénioux (Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1925) p. 49; Edgar Brandt, Master of Art Deco Ironwork, Joan Kahr (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1999) p. 81.

*** For an interesting visual comparison of a related graphic motif from 1893 see the stenciled frieze design panels from the trading room of the Chicago Stock Exchange by Adler & Sullivan.

EDGAR BRANDT (1880-1960) France

Fire screen c. 1925

Patinated wrought-iron with a bronze tone and a delicately wrought gilt iron scrolling vine motif with intersecting elliptical center medallions, all backed with a finely woven iron screen, a reeded border along the bottom and two scroll / sleigh shaped feet

Marks: E. Brandt (on top of right hand scroll / sleigh shaped foot)

For related models and more information see: Galeries Edgar Brandt Paris. facsimile of original catalog c. 1925; Les Arts Décoratifs Modernes, Gaston Quénioux (Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1925) p. 49; Edgar Brandt, Master of Art Deco Ironwork, Joan Kahr (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1999) p. 81.

*** For an interesting visual comparison of a related graphic motif from 1893 see the stenciled frieze design panels from the trading room of the Chicago Stock Exchange by Adler & Sullivan.

Edgar Brandt Important French Art Deco wrought iron fire screen c. 1925

PRICE:
CREATOR: Edgar Brandt (Maker)
OF THE PERIOD: Art Deco
COUNTRY: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: c. 1925
MATERIALS: Patinated wrought-iron with a bronze tone and a delicately wrought gilt iron scrolling vine motif with intersecting elliptical center medallions, all backed with a finely woven iron screen, a reeded border along the bottom and two scroll / sleigh shaped feet
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 28.5 in. (72 cm)
WIDTH: 28.75 in. (73 cm)
DEPTH: 10 in. (25 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: New York, NY
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1310239977153

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