Amazing French cast Iron fireback or backsplash.

Showing IHS (Jezus the Savior of Humanity) or In Hoc Signo (In this sign will you win)) inside a beautiful wreath suspended by two angels, this all between two tall rounded pillars.
This fireback is dated 1617.

The fireback has a crack on the left side, see picture.

Height: 37.8 in. (96 cm)
Width: 33.47 in. (85 cm)
Depth: 1.97 in. (5 cm)

Materials: Iron,Cast

Place of Origin: France

Period: Early 17th Century

Date of Manufacture: 1617

Condition: Fair
Wear consistent with age and use.

Info Firebacks:
An antique fireplace fireback is the perfect protection for you’re the back wall of you fireplace. It reflects and absorbs the heat and shields the construction and prevents it from cracking, crumbling and being damaged.
Because of the characteristics of cast iron a fireback works like a convector, it absorbs the heat during the fire and slowly releases it back into the room during and after the fire, making your hearth more efficient.

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Dimensions2 × 34 × 38 in




30 inch >


Antique Firebacks