Antique Andirons For Attractive And Decorative Fireplaces

Posted by Beauchampantiques on May 10th, 2013

Traditionally, the fireplace is the center of the home, where around the hearthstone, the glow of a sparkling log fire can be enjoyed and appreciated in a classic, well appointed antique fireplace. Spectacular and unique antique andirons, fenders, surrounds, and accessories of exceptional quality show the elegantly balanced beauty of the 18th and early 19th Centuries.

In the late 1700's as the economy expanded, this new luxury was seen in the outlay of the larger and more fanciful homes and interiors. Awe-inspiring andirons on a grand scale became the most preferred additions to the architecture of the 18th Century.

Andirons with designer legs, ball and claw with finely designed paw feet were reflected in the trends of other Decorative Arts in both the cabinet and furniture making of the time. These andirons represented architectural and design elements such as acorn, and flame finials lemon and became the benchmark of fine design.

If you wish to decorate your home with the charm of the 19th century, then a pair of 19th Century English Regency style bronze andirons featuring recumbent lions will be a perfect decorative item for you. Massive cast bronze lions depict Royalty and Supremacy.

Apart from this, a pair of classical bronze andirons will certainly make the fireplace look more appealing and interesting. This beautiful piece of art will chance the décor of the place completely. With little changes, your home will surely look like one decorated with much thought and design. These antique pieces are for the ones who wish to live life like a king and take pride in decorating their dwellings. Antique andirons will definitely add to the décor of the house making it look more classy and elegant.

Online stores such as Beauchamp Antiques carry a fine collection of fireplace accessories including antique andirons, surrounds, fenders, tools, & architectural elements in many designs and forms. Experience the captivating and enduring attraction of the comforts and delights of the open fire. We welcome your inquiries about this historic collection of Antique Fireplaces & Accessories offered here for our prestigious customers.

About the Author:-

Beauchamp Antiques was established in 1969. With 40 years of experience, they have worked hard to keep up with the current styles and demands of their customers. Today, Beauchamp Antiques, assures their clientele the widest possible selection of fine continental antiques by travelling to Europe on buying trips several times a year. Their antique collection includes various types of antique chandelier, antique clock, antique dining table, antique furniture Indiana, and antique wardrobe.

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