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Fire Baskets and Dogs

Jamb Stuart baskets and dogs


Steel grates were expensive items of fashionable use and decoration during the 18th Century. In 1778, Mrs. Lybbe Powys drew attention to a ‘sweet steel grate’ at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, which cost the large sum of £95, equivalent to £8,000 today.

Height 27 inches (68.5cm) Width 25 inches (64.7cm)
Depth 14 5/8 inches (37.2cm)