Fleurs de Lys Fireback

The Fleurs de Lys (lilies) were partially truncated after the French Revolution as fleurs de lys represented royalty and aristocracy throughout Europe. Read more: A brief overview of the history of the fireback
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Age 18th century
Style Louis XIV
Origin France
Width 32.5 cm |12.8 inches
Height 76.5 cm |30.1 inches
Depth 3.0 cm |1.2 inches
Weight 31 kg |68 lbs
Materials Cast iron
Color Brown

If an old or antique fireplace accessory has a nice brown patina of rust, we tend to preserve that; thus the items remains brown. In all other instances, our firebacks and andirons have been treated with stove polish and thereby have a black/greyish color. If you prefer to have a black-colored fireback or pair of andirons, we can deliver any brown fireback or pair of andirons in black. Yet, a black fireplace accessory cannot be delivered in brown. Realize that a fireback in use in a fireplace will get black in its central section regardless.

Condition ***

Classification: ***: Very good condition, limited wear given the age and use. **: Clear signs of wear and possible structural problems including small instabilities. Still well suited for use in an open fireplace. *: Structural instability that hinders function other than decorative. For example, open fireplace tongs with a loose mechanism so that the ends can overlap. A fireback in this classification can still be used in a gas fireplace or as a backsplash. Should you want additional information about the quality or the classification of a specific fireplace accessory, do not hesitate to ask.

Reference a312
$458.08

Excl. 21% VAT. For sales to individual customers in the EU, 21% VAT is charged. For individual customers outside the EU, 0% VAT applies. Shipping quotes include handling and 100% insurance but exclude possible local duties and tax.

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