Stock No: 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.

Link to: antique firebacks

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

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

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