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Style Louis XIV / Ref.10370

Important antique fireback with Jean Bouhier de Savigny coat of arms, first half of the 18th century

Dimensions:
Width: 32'' ¼  82cm
Height: 35'' ⅞  91cm
Depth: 2''   5cm

Origin:
First half of the 18th century.

Status:
A crack on the lower part. Aged patina.

Importante and beautiful antique cast iron fireback with Jean Bouhier de Savigny coat of arms supported by two greyhounds. Made in the first half of the 18th century.
Jean Bouhier de Savigny was President of Parliament of Burgundy since 1704. He was also a historian, translator, scholar and bibliophile. He resigned his post in Parliament in 1728 to devote himself to his historical and literary work following his election to the French Academy in 1727. He died in 1746.
A similar fireback is kept at the Troyes Museum.

Very thick fireback, with traces of antique gilding.

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