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Antiques Firebacks & Panels

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

69 items


  • 9961

    Stock No: 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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  • 9782

    Stock No: 9782

    A 20th century cast iron fireback, a version of the 'Armada' fireback commemorating the defeat of the Spanish Armada, in 1588. The original Armada fireback design, as seen at Squerrys Court, Westerham, Kent and on which this one is based, has been the subject of both redesign and alteration over the years. Examples are shown in the images attached below.
    English mid to late 20th century.

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    width height depth
    21 1116"
    55 cms
    26 58"
    67.5 cms
    1 58"
    4 cms

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

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  • 14154

    Stock No: 14154

    An integral set of three antique cast iron fireplace panel inserts decorated with a central round figural medallion and two oval figural medallions surrounded by sirens, cherubs, festoons and floral embellishments.

    English, late 18th century.

    width height depth
    centre panel 37 58"
    95.5 cms
    36 58"
    93 cms
    0 1116"
    1.8 cms
    side panels 18 12"
    47 cms
    36 58"
    93 cms

    Listed Price: £4,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • 13683

    Stock No: 13683

    A large replica cast iron fireback bearing the date 1710 and depicting
    country folk relaxing in a rural setting.
    Early 20th century.

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    width height depth
    30 12"
    77.5 cms
    38 316"
    97 cms
    1"
    2.5 cms

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

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  • 14130

    Stock No: 14130

    A pair of finely cast antique fireplace panels in the Baroque manner, each with stylised figures in the central niche surrounded by winged horses & mythological serpents and dragons above cherubic panels.

    English, circa 1700.

    Link to: Antique Fire grates and Register grates.

    width height depth
    14 58"
    37 cms
    34 14"
    87 cms
    0 58"
    1.5 cms

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

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  • 13873

    Stock No: 13873

    A large cast iron antique fireback, depicting a medieval interpretation
    of the Biblical story of The Changing of Water into Wine. It was said to
    be the first of the public miracles performed by Christ when the wine
    ran out at a marriage in Cana, Galilee and that his mother Mary was in
    attendance as it was the wedding of one of her relatives. The inscription
    at the bottom reads: " Christus Macht Wasser " which translates as
    'Christ turning Water into Wine'.

    German late 19th century.

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    width height depth
    27 1316"
    70.5 cms
    31 78"
    81 cms
    1 316"
    3 cms

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

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  • 13567

    Stock No: 13567

    A very fine set of three large Neoclassical style cast iron antique fireplace
    panels the central panel depicting a seated maiden possibly Minerva
    the Roman Goddess of wisdom, medicine and crafts. Her name is
    linked to the Latin word 'mens' meaning 'intellect' representing the intelligence and inventiveness of this Goddess.
    Provenance: Skelmorlie Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland

    Mid 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    large panel 33 1116"
    85.5 cms
    39 1316"
    101 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms
    small panels 18 18"
    46 cms
    39 58"
    100.5 cms

    Listed Price: £5,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • 14058

    Stock No: 14058

    A large square antique Georgian 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: £2,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • 14056

    Stock No: 14056

    An early 20th century 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, early 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
    33 78"
    86 cms
    27 316"
    69 cms
    1 38"
    3.5 cms

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

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  • 14047

    Stock No: 14047

    A cast iron antique fireback, bearing the initials C.H. and the date 1665. It is decorated in low relief with a somewhat dubious Neo Classical scene, the top is adorned with scaly sea serpents, centred with a small clam shell.

    Provenance: Hinwick House, Bedfordshire.

    English, 17th century.

    Note there is an old strapped repaired crack to the bottom.

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    width height depth
    23 58"
    60 cms
    33 18"
    84 cms
    0 1316"
    2 cms

    Listed Price: £1,400 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • 14010

    Stock No: 14010

    A 20th century cast iron fireback depicting the King Charles II the Royal Coat of Arms.

    English, Circa 1930.

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    Width Height Depth
    26 316"
    66.5 cms
    22 38"
    57 cms
    1"
    2.5 cms

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

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  • 13940

    Stock No: 13940

    A cast iron fire back in high relief depicting a knight, holding a banner and seated on his rearing steed set beneath a lion mask surrounded by fruiting vines, beneath a shell and sea serpent pediment.

    French, Circa 1900.

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    width height depth
    22"
    56 cms
    29 18"
    74 cms
    2 38"
    6 cms

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

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  • 14069

    Stock No: 14069

    A very large French antique cast iron fireback, depicting Jupiter and his attendants set within an oval frame, on a cross hatched ground. The oval itself is set within a scrolled cartouche and twin masks of Jupiter can be seen set on either side. Jupiter was God of Sky and Thunder as was also King of the Gods in Roman mythology. His name in Greek mythololgy was Zeus.

    French late 17th century.

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    width height depth
    44 78"
    114 cms
    32 78"
    83.5 cms
    1 316"
    3 cms

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

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  • 13677

    Stock No: 13677

    An antique cast iron fireback the central winged heart cartouche beneath a coronet held by a pair of doves, symbolising Hope, Peace and Hope, is flanked by a pair of lions rampant with heads dextor and sinister.

    French 17th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    31 12"
    80 cms
    28 14"
    72 cms

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

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  • 14070

    Stock No: 14070

    An attractive antique armorial French cast iron fire back richly and deeply cast with lions rampant astride a central oval foliate cartouche, below a floral, jewelled crown.

    French, early 19th century.

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    width height depth
    31 18"
    79 cms
    33 12"
    85 cms
    1 38"
    3.5 cms

    Listed Price: £1,400 ( + vat in EU zone )

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Our collection of antique firebacks and panels date back to the 17th Century and originate from England and France. Cast iron firebacks had originally been decorated with everyday objects, moving into the early 19th Century mythology and aristocracy became common themes throughout. At Westland London we supply antique firebacks and accessories required to best suit our range of antique fireplaces.