Mars. Art Deco styled cast
iron fireplace fireback. France, late 19th century.

Height:32.09 in. (82 cm) 

Width:  31.69 in. (81 cm)

A fireback shields the back wall of the fireplace from intense
heat, and reflects heat back into the room. The fireback could also be used to reflect heat into a room located behind the fireplace.

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