Cast Iron Pictorial Fireback
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
- Date / Time :
- August 14, 2016 10:00AM
Cast Iron Pictorial Fireback, possibly Siegerland region of Germany, c. 1696, arched rectangular form with floral borders and scrollwork top, central pictorial scene of a phoenix emerging from flames below a glowing sun, inscribed in an arc above scene "EX.MORTE.IMMORTALITAS" and "N 1696 L" at base, (oxidized surface), ht. 22 1/4, wd. 15 1/2 in.
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