A large cast iron and brass antique firegrate, somewhat in the Chippendale manner, with a broken pediment backplate set behind a three barred grate mounted with a pair of flambeau finials above applied brass decoration flanked by a pair of brass dolphins. The brass serpentine apron is supported by a pair of large brass monopodic winged griffin. Provenance: By repute from Gaddesby Hall a Grade II listed House in Gaddesby, Leicestershire, England. English mid 19th century.
Notes: Gaddesby Hall was built on the site of an earlier house called Paske Hall pulled down in 1744 and the present Hall erected. It had several owners including the Nedham, Ayre and Cheney families After suffering neglect the Hall was reduced in size and renovated during the 1950s.
Listed Price: £4,600 ( + vat in EU zone )
Link to: Antique fire grates and log baskets.