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18th-19th Century French 'Abduction of Ganymede' Fireback

$779.70

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18th-19th century French Louis XV fireback depicting the abduction of Ganymede. Ganymede was the son of King Tros, the founder of Troy, and the shepherd of his father's cattle. Homer describes Ganymede as the most beautiful of mortals. He is abducted by Zeus, in the form of an eagle, to serve as cup-bearer in Olympus. The fireback is made of cast iron and has a natural brown patina. Upon request it can be made black / pewter. The fireback is in a good condition and does not have cracks.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 22.64 in. (57.5 cm)Width: 22.84 in. (58.0 cm)Depth: 0.79 in. (2.0 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Iron,Cast
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th-19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The fireback is in a good condition and is fit for use in a fireplace or as a backsplash.
  • Seller Location
    Amerongen, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: n44831stDibs: LU973717642962

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $167.49 Express Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-5 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Amerongen, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 30 days of delivery.

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