SKU: 2982

Antique fireback Sun god Apollo with chariot

Description

An antique 18th century, Louis XIV, cast iron fireback with the Sun God Apollo on his chariot surrounded by a double circle of wine/grape vines.

Apollo: Son of Jupiter and Latona, brother of Diana, god of the sun, inspirer of the Muses.

Apollo’s chariot. Behind the car, a snake throws flames.

h 54 x w 54 cm

This fireback is depicted in: Henri de Carpentier, Placques de Cheminées, F. de Nobele, Paris 1967, p. 354.

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