Product Code: IRON-0067

Vintage Cast Iron Fire Basket

Vintage Cast Iron Fire Basket

This reclaimed vintage cast iron fire basket is a perfect blend of function, history, and aesthetic appeal. Its sturdy construction, efficient heating capability, and rich historical background make it a standout piece for any home. Whether you’re looking to add a touch of vintage charm or a reliable heat source, this fire basket is an exceptional choice.

Dimensions- L21″ x W10″ x H7 1/2″ (L53.3cm x W25.4cm x H9cm)

£125.00 Excl. VAT (inc VAT)£104.17 (exc VAT)

Each
SIZE: L53.3cm x W25.4cm x H9cmL21" x W10" x H7 1/2"
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Description

Vintage Cast Iron Fire Basket

A vintage cast iron fire basket is not just a practical heating solution but also a beautiful addition to any home. Moreover, it infuses your space with a sense of history and charm. This particular fire basket, carefully reclaimed, is designed to hold logs up to 20 inches long or a substantial quantity of smokeless coal briquettes, making it a versatile choice for various fuel types.

Crafted from robust cast iron, this fire basket stands at 7 1/2 inches high, 21 inches long, and 10 inches wide. Its dimensions make it perfectly suited for a fire surround with an opening of at least 25 inches wide. The cast iron construction ensures durability and excellent heat retention, allowing the basket to efficiently warm a medium-sized room. The material’s inherent properties distribute heat evenly, providing consistent warmth and a cosy atmosphere.

This vintage cast iron fire basket design is a nod to the craftsmanship of a bygone era. Additionally, the robust construction reflects its vintage heritage. Sourced from historic buildings and estates ensures authenticity and a unique story behind every basket. The reclamation process preserves the patina and character while ensuring it meets modern standards of functionality and safety.

Practical and Versatile

In terms of use, this vintage cast iron fire basket is incredibly versatile. Its spacious interior can hold large logs or a generous amount of smokeless coal briquettes, providing hours of warmth. The open design allows for excellent air circulation, ensuring that your fire burns brightly and efficiently. This makes it not only a practical heating solution but also a visually captivating feature in your home. The flickering flames and the warm glow emanating from the basket create an inviting ambiance, perfect for cosy evenings with family or entertaining guests.

Vintage cast iron fire baskets have been a staple in homes for centuries, valued for their durability and efficiency. In the Victorian era, they were often the centerpiece of a room, symbolizing both warmth and hospitality. Today, reclaimed fire baskets bring a piece of that history into contemporary homes, offering a blend of old-world charm and modern utility.

In summary, this reclaimed vintage cast iron fire basket is a perfect blend of function, history, and aesthetic appeal. Its sturdy construction, efficient heating capability, and rich historical background make it a standout piece for any home. Whether you’re looking to add a touch of vintage charm or a reliable heat source, this fire basket is an exceptional choice.

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