Antiques Firebacks & Panels

A large collection of antique firebacks that includes cast iron works and decorative panels.

  • Stock: 14668

    A tall heraldic cast iron arched antique fire back with a central quartered shield surmounted by a coronet and surrounded with scrolling ribbons and a garland of fruit and flowers..
    French, mid 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    25"
    63.5 cms
    29 1116"
    75.5 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £950 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14118

    A small antique moulded cast iron fireplace panel depicting medieval children in a rural setting picking fruit from a tree.
    French late, 19th century.

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    width height depth
    17 14"
    44 cms
    17 14"
    44 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £300 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14570

    An impressive 20th century armorial cast iron fire back with a nautical/marine theme. A pair of erect sea lions, each holding a spear, sit above the Latin motto " Fit Via Vi " that can be translated as “The way is forged by strength”. They are supporting a shield upon which can be seen a hand sinister above a pair of bishops mitres above a castle. The shield is surmounted by a coronet or crown above which is a galleon in full sail. Two further erect sea lions are top left and top right each holding an anchor. The fireback has a rope twist border broken at the top by the galleons mast.
    English, circa 1920.

    Notes: A heraldic sea lion is a mythical beast with the top half of an heraldic lion and the bottom half being that of a fish’s tail.

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    Width Height Depth
    35 58"
    90.5 cms
    24 38"
    62 cms
    1 316"
    3 cms

    Listed Price: £950 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14120

    An almost square antique cast iron French fire back depicting a pair of putto at work or play in a rural setting surrounded by swags and foliate detail.
    French, late 19th century.

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    width height depth
    29 18"
    74 cms
    28 12"
    72.5 cms
    1"
    2.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13962

    A large antique cast iron fireback depicting an Arcadian scene of putto cavorting with a goat.
    English, late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    31 12"
    80 cms
    36 1116"
    93.3 cms
    2 38"
    6 cms

    Listed Price: £2,100 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14590

    A very large and spectacular fireback depicting crowned eagles supporting an armorial shield beneath a smaller eagle alighting on the shield. The initial H surmounted by crowns features in each corner (one H is broken). The name of the Marquise de May can be seen in the top border and the fireback is most likely associated with the Coat of Arms of Henri II de Lorraine, Comte de Chaligny, Marquis de Moy (1596-1672)' of the House of Lorraine. French, dated 1624 but probably19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    39 38"
    100 cms
    34 58"
    88 cms
    2 1316"
    7 cms

    Listed Price: £4,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14121

    A large square antique cast iron fire back depicting an Elysian scene of a maiden holding a garland of flowers.
    French, late 19th century.

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    width height depth
    25 1316"
    65.5 cms
    26"
    66 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £950 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14169

    A very large antique cast iron fireback with a mythological depiction of a king carrying away a maiden on a chariot. French, mid 19th century. br>
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    Width Height Depth
    44 78"
    114 cms
    31 78"
    81 cms
    1 316"
    3 cms

    Listed Price: £2,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13963

    A ovolo moulded Wealdon fire back with the shield, and crest of the Fuller family who were ironmasters of Brightling, Sussex. They also cast guns and other products at the Heathfield Furnace in Roberstbridge in Sussex. English, 17th or early18th century. br>
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    width height width
    31 12"
    80 cms
    28 1116"
    73 cms
    1 58"
    4 cms

    Listed Price: £1,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 8969

    An unusual and small cast iron back plate possibly depicting a Grecian Peasant Soldier. Probably once the back plate of a fire grate. English, early 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    13 58"
    34.5 cms
    21 14"
    54 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

    Listed Price: £550 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14119

    A large almost square Neoclassical style allegorical antique cast iron fire back with a central round panel depicting recumbent maidens outside overlooked by a pair of guardian angels.
    French, mid 19th century.

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    width height depth
    31 1116"
    80.5 cms
    31 18"
    79 cms
    1"
    2.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14057

    An patriotic antique cast iron 'Garden of Holland' Siegerland fire back, cast with a maiden holding a cap of freedom on the end of a pole. Ahead of her is the crowned heraldic lion of the States of The Netherlands clutching a sheaf of arrows. Inscribed 'Pro Patria' translation 'For Country'.
    Dutch, probably a 19th century copy or the original 17th century one. br>
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    width height depth
    23 58"
    60 cms
    31 12"
    80 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £1,250 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 11522

    A 19th century cast iron arched fireback with a classical scene depicting the figure of a mother holding a child accompanied by a pair of cherubs. Possibly Dutch, late 19th century.

    Please note there is a large crack extending upwards from the base.

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    width height depth
    25 58"
    65 cms
    29 18"
    74 cms

    Listed Price: £750 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14496

    A pair of imposing and very tall Louis XVI antique cast iron fireback panels each centred by an oval figural medallion beneath ribboned wreaths and flanked by pairs of bound, reeded columns topped by pairs of lidded urns.
    French early 19th century.

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    width height depth
    19 12"
    49.5 cms
    44 18"
    112 cms
    5 78"
    15 cms

    Listed Price: £2,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14591

    A very large, heavy cast iron antique French armorial fireback. The central shield, depicting three fleur de lys beneath a crown most probably the Arms of the Kingdom of France, is flanked and held by a pair of trumpeting angels. French, mid 19th century.
    WEIGHT: 120KG

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    Width Height
    47 316"
    120 cms
    28 1116"
    73 cms

    Listed Price: £4,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14170

    A small cast iron fireback depicting a classical scene of a maiden riding a dolphin pulled along by a 'water baby' set within a scrolled frame surrounded by masks and foliage.
    French, late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    22"
    56 cms
    22 1316"
    58 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £850 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13633

    A pair of Arts and Crafts cast iron fireplace panels, one decorated in relief with three of the signs of the zodiac - Taurus, Virgo & Capricorn, the other also decorated in relief with three of the signs of the zodiac - Aquarius, Gemini & Libra each set within star shaped borders.
    English early 20th century.

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    width height depth
    14 58"
    37 cms
    41 78"
    106.5 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14376

    A large French armorial cast iron antique fire back with a central oval coat of arms beneath a crown surrounded by wreaths of laurel.
    French, 17th century.

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    width height depth
    30 1116"
    78 cms
    30 1116"
    78 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

    Listed Price: £2,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14256

    A large replica cast iron arched fireback with figures framed in a rural setting .in the neoclassical style.
    English, mid 20th century.

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    width height depth
    30 18"
    76.5 cms
    37 1316"
    96 cms
    1"
    2.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14466

    A replica cast iron fireback an exact copy of the one made by the Carron Foundry of Falkirk in Scotland, cast with a knight on horseback and inscribed "L D Fairfax Covnqvonror ". and identical to fireback SNo 14056. An illustration of this fireback can be seen on page 204 of Carron's 'Architects Catalogue' circa 1910, please see the 4th image below. English, late 20th century.

    Notes: Fairfax was a commander in The New Model Army of England formed in 1645 by the Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, and was disbanded in 1660 after the Restoration.

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    width height depth
    34 14"
    87 cms
    27 316"
    69 cms
    1 58"
    4 cms

    Listed Price: £850 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14472

    A large and heavy cast iron Victorian copy of a Wealdon antique fireback depicting St George and the Dragon with the motto Nil Desperandum meaning Do Not Despair and the name Curtius to the top which may refer to Marcus Curtius a Roman hero. English, 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    35"
    89 cms
    29 1116"
    75.5 cms
    1 58"
    4 cms

    Listed Price: £1,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14340

    A set of three cast iron antique fire panel inserts decorated with central urns, wreaths and scrolling foliate detail typical of the Neoclassical style. English, mid to late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    Back Panel 30 14"
    77 cms
    37 1316"
    96 cms
    Side Panels 15 78"
    40.5 cms
    37 1316"
    96 cms

    Listed Price: £2,000 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14171

    An antique French cast iron fireback depicting figures and a dog in a rural setting
    in a scrolling foliate frame. French late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    25 58"
    65 cms
    27 316"
    69 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £850 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 11553

    A cast iron Baroque style fireback of small dimensions. The cast design depicting a central vase of flowers surounded by further floral decoration. Flemish, 19th century.
    WEIGHT 16KG.

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    width height depth
    15"
    38 cms
    23 38"
    59.5 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £650 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 10950

    A small 19th century copy of a 17th century cast iron fire back moulded in relief depicting cherubs riding a goat.
    English mid 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    15"
    38 cms
    24"
    61 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

    Listed Price: £650 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13777

    A Regency cast iron fireback with a depiction of a charioteer driving two charging steeds set above an anthemion & swag panel. Early 19th century, possibly French.

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    width height depth
    21 78"
    55.5 cms
    21 1116"
    55 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

    Listed Price: £750 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14122

    A single 19th century cast iron fireplace panel depicting a couple with some flowers. French, late 19th century.

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    width height depth
    18 78"
    48 cms
    30 78"
    78.5 cms
    0 38"
    1 cms

    Listed Price: £280 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 11080

    An 18th century style cast iron fire back depicting a scantily dressed seated female scribe holding quill and tablet and set within an ornate scrolled foliate frame.
    French 19th century.

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    width height depth
    30 14"
    77 cms
    27 58"
    70 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

    Listed Price: £950 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13684

    A large 20th cast iron version of a Wealden 1640's fireback cast with the Royalist symbols of the lion, thistle, rose and fleur de lys. English circa 1930.

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    width height depth
    31 316"
    79.3 cms
    27 1116"
    70.3 cms
    1 316"
    3 cms
  • Stock: 11624

    A Victorian cast iron rectangular fireplace panel or fireback centred by a heraldic Coat of Arms and a banner exclaiming `In God Is My Trust`.
    English 19th century

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    width height depth
    20 12"
    52 cms
    15 1116"
    40 cms
    0 1116"
    1.7 cms

    Listed Price: £760 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14375

    A very large and heavy French cast iron fireback, emblazoned with the arms of King Charles IX of France who reigned from 1560-1574. These arms are surrounded by the collar of the French Order of St Michael, a French dynastic order of chivalry, founded by Louis XI of France on 1 August 1469.

    Dated 1570 purportedly from Le Château de Haroué in the Lorraine region of France. French possibly late 16th century.

    Weight: 270KG

    Heraldic information obtained from Richard d'Apice, VP of The Australian Heraldry Society.

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    width height depth
    41 1116"
    106 cms
    44 12"
    113 cms
    2"
    5 cms

    Listed Price: £3,400 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 12930

    A wide cast iron Heraldic fireback dated 1664 with the lion and unicorn holding the Royal Coat of Arms flanked
    by the initials C R, probably those of either Charles I or II.
    English late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    28 1116"
    73 cms
    25 58"
    65 cms
    1"
    2.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 9961

    A very small 18th century cast iron antique fireback depicting a female holding what appears to be an anchor.
    English,18th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    15 1116"
    40 cms
    18 78"
    48 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £650 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14058

    A large square antique Neoclassical style cast iron fireback. The large circular
    panel with a beaded border, depicts a romantic pastoral scene of a
    shepherdess, seated beneath a tree and surrounded by her dogs
    and sheep, being courted by her lover.

    English, early 19th century.

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    width height depth
    30 14"
    77 cms
    29 14"
    74.5 cms
    1 38"
    3.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14056

    A 20th century copy of a cast iron fireback, made by the Carron Foundry of Falkirk, Scotland, cast with a knight on horseback and inscribed "L D Fairfax Covnqvonror ". Fairfax was a commander in the New Model Army. An illustration of this fireback can be seen on page 204 of Carron's 'Architects Catalogue' circa 1910, please see the 4th image below.
    English, late 20th century.

    Notes: The New Model Army of England formed in 1645 won the English Civil War for Parliament and itself came to exercise important political power. It was disbanded in 1660 after the Restoration.

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    width height depth
    34 14"
    87 cms
    27 316"
    69 cms
    1 38"
    3.5 cms
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