This is Art Deco styling at its mostb subime! This stove comes from slap bang in the
middle of the Art Deco movement from the early 1930's which is in
excellent order throughout having been the subject of a complete body off
restoration, with all worn out parts renewed/replaced.
Please note that the mica windows are in excellent condition and the firebricks have
Height 71cms (28”)
Height 82cms (32¼”) with the top lid up
Width 40cms (15¾”)
Depth 26cms (10¼”)
The flue size is 9.7cms (3¾”) 43cms (17") from the floor to the top of
It can heat a room of 100m3 ~ 120m3
Weight is about 70kgs
You don’t need to have a
huge drawing room to get the benefit from this refined stove, however it will
heat a room of up to 100 cubic meters. The casting
designs on the front of the stove remind one of the superb buildings built in
the 30's in New York. from the usual wear which is to be expected of any piece
like this stove that is of a certain age, and that has been used to give heat
and warmth to its previous owners.
It was made by the well known manufacturer Caloria of Paris who took over
Chappee and Nanquette around 1930, and can still be found in their 1936 catalogue. This
is medium to larger sized stove, and is called a 'poele à feu visible
et continue' by the manufacturers.
This particular Antinéa
comes with a matching cast iron enamelled hearth which is really hard to find
Although the enamel generally, is in good condition., it does have a couple
of small chips on the front left. The matching hook on ash collector that sits
below the ash box is present.
Please note that there is an option of a nickelled front door as shown in
the last photo below.
It is around 80 years old and the condition is consistent with its
age. All working parts are in excellent condition, just connect the flue,
light the match and away you go!
This stove was designed for coal and coke burning, it will burn wood easily too
but in smaller pieces. It will run on one charge of anthracite for 12-18 hours
This is a beautiful, unusual stove and these photos do not really do it justice.
The price when new, in 1930, was 395 old French francs.