Antique fireback Sun god Apollo with chariot
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.