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A Large Regency Cast Iron Fire Basket


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A Large Regency Cast Iron Fire Basket

Having a moulding framed fireback, flanked by stylized fleur de lys detail, shaped sides,leading to imposing mythical  hound monopodia with brass rings, leading to decorative bars and egg and dart detailed apron.

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Dimensions: 77cm (30¼") High, 67cm (26½") Wide, 30.5cm (12") Deep
Stock code: 73543

The monopodium, a decorative support consisting of the head and one leg of an animal, often a lion or leopard, was first seen in Roman furniture and was revived during the late eighteenth century by neoclassical designers, such as Thomas Hope in his 1807 publication Household Furniture and Interior Decoration

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