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A cast iron antique Siegerland fireback

Stock No.8538

A cast-iron fireback with arched top depicting Joshua and Caleb, two spies sent out before Moses into the land of Canaan. They brought back a bunch of grapes on a pole, an incident that St. Augustine saw as prefiguring Christ's eucharistic iconography of the vine.
Made in Siegerland Germany dated 1700 with initials G & K.

950
£
width height depth
24"
61 cms
34 18"
86.5 cms
1 316"
3 cms

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