A pair of Antique French Brass Griffins Andirons / Fire Dogs. These exquisite brass fireplace chenets feature the mythological griffin, a creature with eagle's head and wings and lion's body, because the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts, and the eagle the king of the birds, by the Middle Ages, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. Since classical antiquity, griffins were known for guarding treasures and priceless possessions, making this andiron design very popular in its day.
The Griffins have been lightly polished. The iron rod stand can be removed if you want to display them on a shelve or anywhere else. Winged Lion Griffin Andirons Measurements. 17" Tall - 11" Wide Side To Side - 4.The item "A Pair of French Brass Griffins Andirons / Fire Dogs" is in sale since Saturday, July 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural Antiques\Fireplaces, Mantels & Fireplace Accessories".
The seller is "baji_53" and is located in Liverpool. This item can be shipped worldwide.