A large cast iron and brass Neoclassical style firegrate with Baroque influences. The shaped backplate is centred by a floral medallion above a foliate panel. The two barred grate is supported by a pair of tall columnar standards, with lion mask roundels and surmounted by large brass lidded urn finials, above stylised paw feet. There is a registration mark RD 145568 for 1890 on the one of the standards.
English, circa 1890.
Link to: Antique fire grates and log baskets.