• Focal Point - The Nicholas Gif auction at Christies

    Sale 5975

    Focal Point - The Nicholas Gifford-Mead Collection of Chimneypieces & Ornament

    29 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    A DUTCH CAST IRON AND BRASS FIREGRATE

    OF 17TH CENTURY STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH CAST IRON AND BRASS FIREGRATE
    OF 17TH CENTURY STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular basket with bowed barley twist rails to the front, flanked by sheet brass panels to the sides, applied with large front facing bun-shaped knop finials above and below, the later associated arched backplate cast with a scene of Venus and Cupid standing and seated on a rocky outcrop
    29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep


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