Brass screen "Snakes in the heraldic style", France. Rarity.
Rare vintage antique brass fireplace screen with time patina.
France 1900-1920g. Handmade, casting.
Screen in excellent condition! Without damage!
The 18th century marked the beginning of the skilful design of fireplaces and accessories to it. Including fireplace screens (or fire grate) began to take the form openwork forged products, giving the fireplace an even more aesthetic appearance. These products continued to carry their functional role, protecting floor in front of the fireplace from falling embers, sifting through the ashes and protecting the hearth from children and small Pets.
The proposed fire screen is original and attractive.
In good vintage condition. There are traces of patina, but things like this screen, it will only own special charm and a surprising touch of antiquity.