fender, fire

manufacturer: unknown

Late 18th century
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Description
fender, fire pierced design with classical urn foliage and rampant lion, rail top with turned finials, paw feet. third pose is the lion sejant, seated on the haunches, with front legs vertical, as if an Egyptian cat. From this it is a short step to the rearing heraldic lion with forepaws on ashield, or with whole body raised up paws outstretched to claw – the lion rampant, or if the paws are together, lion salient.
Maker and role
manufacturer: unknown
Production place
England
Production date
Late 18th century
Media description
brass
Measurements
440 x 1124 x 280 mm
Measurement details
height: 440mm
width: 1124mm
depth: 280mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0100
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