Antique fireback with A.C. Husson family crest, 1688
Antique fireback with A.C. Husson family crest, surrounded by Lorraine branches, 1688.
From a very old family of forge masters in Saint-Clair, near Villerupt. Anne-Catherine Husson was married to Martin Beguinet, the wealthiest merchant and mayor of Longwy. This fireback was made after the death of M. Beguinet around 1685. In 1693 A.C. Husson remarried Charles d’Haraucourt. She died in 1708.
high 95 x wide 121 cm
This fireback is depicted in: Henri Carpentier, Plaques de Cheminées, F. de Nobele Paris, 1967, p.272
See also article 3095, fireback by A.C.Husson and M.Beguinet from 1680.