18th Century Federal period Japanned black lacquer painted on wood adjustable Fire Place Screen, 56" high, and 14" wide and 10 1/2" high for shaped screen, carved wood Urn shape finial on top and triangle shape padded snake legs connected to the center turned pole. Low relief black Japanned and gold painted decoration of a happy family with three(3) small children playing in the garden next to the Pavilion, with gilded single line decoration around the borders on the screen-front and back and on the spider legs. Another gilded decoration of leafy decoration on the turned bottom section of the center pole. All the decorations are done in gold, polychrome colors on black background. Brass hardware attached on the back side with adjustable rings to adjust the height of the screen. This fire screen is in all original condition, no restoration or damage except some small size of the surface finish is rubbed off from the old age.