A large high backed Victorian cast iron and brass antique fire basket. The tall domed backplate set with a sun mask above festoons within a frame of trailing grape vines. The three barred grate with a cut brass apron is supported by a tall pair of striking barley twist standards raised on large ball and claw feet.
English mid 19th century.
Notes: There was an identical fire grate in The Prince's Room at Apethorpe Hall, Northamptonshire circa 1900 please see last image.
Link to: Antique fire grates and log baskets.