"Fireback With The Arms Of Gaspard d'Amanzé d'Escars"
Reissue dating from the beginning of the 20th century, in perfect condition, of a 17th century fireback, bearing the arms of Gaspard d'Amanzé d'Escars, eldest son of Jean, baron of Amanzé and Isabeau d Escars count of Amanzé, baron of Combles in Picardy, lieutenant general in the government of Burgundy, governor of the towns and castle of Bourbon Lancy (Saône et Loire), knight of honor in the parliament of Dijon. On June 28, 1630, he married Françoise Jacquot de Mypont. Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Gules with three shells Or, 2nd, Gules au pal de vair, with the slanting edge Argent, 3rd, Azure with three fleur-de-lis Or the notice Gules debruising over the whole charged with three lions Argent. Count's crown, supports: two greyhounds. Its weight is 226 kg. Similar plaque published in PALASI P., heraldic firebacks, Gourcuff Gradenigo, Paris, p 173 n ° 307. You can visit our site: www.claudeaugustin.com