Fireback, 18th C. Period With The Arms Of Jérôme Champion De Cicé flag


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"Fireback, 18th C. Period With The Arms Of Jérôme Champion De Cicé"
Fireback, in perfect condition, from the 18th century with the arms of Jérôme Champion de Cicé (1735-1810). He was appointed Bishop of Rodez in 1770. He was appointed Archbishop of Bordeaux in 1781 and of Aix en Provence in 1802. This plaque was melted under the old Empire before 1808, the cross pattée that can be seen on the coat of arms by Jérôme Champion de Cicé, subsequently, became the symbol of the archbishops' counts with the establishment of the First Empire. Elected, like his elder brother, Jean-Baptiste-Marie, Bishop of Auxerre, deputy of the clergy to the States General of 1789, he was responsible for presenting the work of the Committee on the Constitution, including the text of the declaration of rights of the man and citizen of 1789. Jérôme Champion de Cicé was sensitive to the question of regional languages, and published in the various dioceses for which he was responsible for Catechisms in local idioms. On January 15, 1805, he was elevated to the dignity of officer of the national order of the legion of honor. Three years later, on September 16, 1808, he was made Count of the Empire by Napoleon. Blazon: Quarterly: 1st and 4 Azure, 3 escutcheons Argent charged with 3 bands Gules, 2nd and 3 Gules a fess ermine. In stamp, crown of marquis surmounted by a hat and cord with interlacing and knots in eight ending in ten tassels. This plaque is decorated with two laurel sticks and a frame of ovals and darts perfect its ornament. Its weight is 122 kg. In the last photos, the arms of the Champion de Cicé family and the coat of arms of Jérome, Comtes Archbishop, after 1808. Thanks to Mme Christine Chazeau for her research and her pugnacity. You can visit our site: www.claudeaugustin.com
Price : 3200 €
Period:18th century
Style:Louis 14th, Regency
Condition : Parfait état

Material : Fonte
Length: 87 cm
Height : 80 cm
Depth : 3 cm

Reference : 667106
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