A heavy and well made reproduction fire basket. The petite basket is an attractive and highly decorative copy of a period style with acanthus leaf and shell designs, typically used in the Victorian era. The fire has brass finials on each side and there is a decorative brass plate under the front bars. The fire basket has scrolled feet and there is an integrated fire back and curved grate, ideal for coal or small logs. The iron has been blacked and polished and the brass has a rich tone. The basket is paired with a cast iron surround for illustrative purposes in one picture. The cast iron surround is SOLD SEPERATELY, please see our other items for details. The basket is a reclaimed item and therefore has some slight signs of of use and wear. There is some surface rust to the underside of the grill and back. There are some small casting marks and scratches. The right hand brass finial is slightly crooked but is stable. There is some slight tarnish and marks to the brass. The fire basket has a fantastic decorative look that would suit a cottage, period or modern property.
Height to front 36cm
Height to back 62cm