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Three panel American screen with upper panels having heraldic and shield imagery encompassed by foliate surrounds, each panel signed lower right, J. W. Fosdick (James William Fosdick, MA, 1858 – 1937). Fire etching on pine wood with gold highlights to heraldic symbols, oak lower panels and frame. Note – J. W. Fosdick studied at the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston and later at the Academie Julian in Paris from 1881-1888. He was considered to be the father of "fire etching" or pyrography. Fosdick exhibited at the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville. (Research courtesy Joe Rosson). 66"W x 67"H (folds to 22"W panel). Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Bill Zarnon, Gatlinburg, Tenn. Condition: Overall very good condition, age separations on lower oak panels, minor loss to upper corner of middle oak frame, scuffs to screen feet. CONDITION: Overall very good condition, age separations on lower oak panels, minor loss to upper corner of middle oak frame, scuffs to screen feet.