Dating from the eighteenth century, cast iron fireplace plate. Fabert
Blazon: Or a cross Gules. Crown of Marquis, Helm from the Front, Marshal's Staff
Attribution: To the arms of Abraham de Fabert (Metz, 1599 - Sedan, 1662), Marquis d'Esternay, lord of Viviers, Beauvais, Lanharrée, Sézanne, Chantemerle, Trefolles and Pagney-sur-Moselle. He married Claude de Clevant in 1631, and was made marshal of France in 1658. It is he who re-equips from top to bottom the ducal forges of Moyeuvre, including his father, Abraham Fabert, first of the name and sworn printer of the city of Metz since 1595, was amodiateur.
Nb: The forges of Moyeuvre were in the seventeenth century. the largest in Europe (in 1599 annual production rose to about five hundred tons). The establishment, owned by the Duke of Lorraine, was initially entrusted to ducal agents, then to amodiators, sometimes called master-traders, who obtained the funds, the raw materials and the outlets, and managed the entire estate. exploitation.
Samuel Roger has now decided to move his activity in an historical castle and its park in the Bordeaux area. This 16th to 18th century listed château will become the new decor for his collection of architectural and garden antiques. It is on this occasion that he entrusts the dispersion of his current stock to the auction house Paris Encheres - Collin du Bocage during a last auction in Richebourg- Houdan, in which 600 lots will be proposed during two sessions, with particularly studied estimates...
Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th October 2019 On-site auction
Public exhibitions From Saturday 5th to Friday 11th October from 10am to 6pm