18" x 20" Dated Great Oak Fireback
18'' x 20'' Dated Great Oak Fireback by Pennsylvania Firebacks at Bistari Corner. MPN: SF08-D. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The dated Great Oak fireback was the second design created for the first year of original fireback production in 1979. A homage to all that we
This fireback follows a tradition observed in old firebacks and stove plates of the dating each production year. We jumped the gun a little on this tradition by casting 1980 in the spring of 1979.
The artist got his first inspiration while still in art school and visiting the Mercer Museum of Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The Mercer Museum exhibits trace the preindustrial history of this country, its collection of firebacks is unparalleled in the United States.
Wishing to continue this tradition rather than be contented with copying from the past, artist J. Del Conner created the Oak Tree fireback without a historic counter part. As such, this fireback was the first new fireback offered to the American public in a very, very long time. Fireback by J. Del Conner. Cast Iron, Made by hand in the USA. Dimensions: 18" wide, 20" high, 41 pounds. First introduced in spring of 1979.
Features & Highlights
- Fireback by J. Del Conner
- Dated per year ordered. Fireback shown was made in 2005.
- Dimensions: 18" wide, 20" high, 41 pounds
- First introduced in spring of 1979
- Cast Iron Construction - Made by hand in the USA