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Christogram Pillars Fireback

Christogram Pillars Fireback

#97049

Featuring a simple Latin christogram between two pillars, this cast iron fire back has a religious sentiment; a christogram is a monogram or combination of letters that forms an abbreviation of Jesus Christ, a historical and traditional symbol of Jesus. The two pillars could be symbolized into anything, over history pillars have become symbols of a variety of legends and tales, but most possibly are the Pillars of Hercules -- a symbol of strength and power.

Classification

Antique

AGE

293

MATERIAL

Cast Iron

STYLE

Régence

PERIOD

Mid 18th Century

Overall Dimensions

Width: 38 " / 97 cm
Height: 31 " / 79 cm