This is an amazing antique Neoclassical figural cast iron fireplace cover and surround, dating from the late 1800’s. It features the Greek goddess Diana (also known as Artemis) drawing an arrow from her quiver, hunting a stag; both Diana and the stag are surrounded by foliate and floral detail. The scene has an oval border with volutes and laurel leaves in the corners and an anthemion on either side. The surround is draped with bellflower garlands, with ribbons on each corner and a palmette in the center. This set is in very good antique condition, with some rust. The overall height of the piece, including the surround, is 30 ¼”, the overall width is 24 ½”, and the overall depth is approx. 1 5/8”.
Item #: NSC9-RW