Description: Rectangular; faux-ruche cavetto-moulded edging; upper centre, shield, helm, crest, mantling and greyhound supporters on a compartment; behind the arms is what appears to be a gown spread out, comprising bands of ermine.
Notes: Blazon: Azure, a bull passant or. Jean Bouhier de Savigny (1673-1746) was President of the Parliament of Burgundy from 1704. He was also a historian, translator, scholar and bibliophile. He resigned his post in Parliament in 1728 to devote himself to his historical and literary work following his election to the French Academy in 1727.
Arms: Jean Bouhier de Savigny
- Decoration tags:
- rectangular (shape)
- faux ruche (edging)
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the early to mid 18th century in France.
Current location:, France.
Citation: Carpentier, H., 1912, Plaques de Cheminées, Paris.
- Attached to series:
- Foreign armorial firebacks