Vented Coal Baskets simulate the effect of a more subtle real coal fire;
reminiscent of a simpler more elegant time in our history.
The coals in
the basket actually glow as they're warmed by the natural gas or
propane burner, the flame pattern is larger than vent-free, to provide a
realistic, appealing effect.
The Coal Baskets were first imported but soon
the need for CSA certified gas coal grates for the US and
Canadian markets made American production for the Vent Free
Coal baskets necessary for this Atlanta based family
Searching for antique grates and surrounds to be reproduced
exclusively for their Coal Baskets, the company began to
put together a product line of decorative, beautiful grates and
The company is currently operated by the Craven family out of
Historic Washington, Georgia.
The fireplace has long been regarded as the focal
point for any home, and in the late 1800's, coal fires were
the height of fashion.
not burning, the decorative cast iron basket still look great in
Gas coal fires are found in the finest homes in Great Britain,
the US and Canada as well as in centuries old Public Houses,
Castles and Palaces. They are easy to install and can be taken
with you should you decide to move.
Baskets have recently evolved to a state of design, function
and safety that have made them highly popular for both older
homes with pre-existing small coal burning fireplaces or for
the new construction market.
Typical Features of Vented Coal Basket
Large dramatic flames
Requires a working chimney
Can be installed in approved vented fireboxes
for new construction
Creates a working Victorian
fireplace look in new construction or remodel work
where existing chimneys are safe and functional
Special features include easy to operate controls and optional
remote, the very latest in flame supervision devices and a piezo
spark igniter to give instant response. A pilot position on the
controls makes lighting quick and easy. Our Ceramic Coals
radiate heat from a large surface area and all control knobs are
concealed by a decorative cover plate. Our burners are available
in several sizes and can be used in some cases with an existing
Safety is assured with our CSA certified burners and Zero
All units are available in either Natural Gas or Propane. We
offer both vented and
vent-free units for new construction as
well as for use in existing fireplaces.
This simple but elegant coal grate is an authentic late
Nineteenth Century reproduction found in a Georgia Victorian
Cottage and has been manufactured exclusively for this Atlanta
company for over 8 years. The Coal Basket is made of cast iron
with a satin black finish. Don't be fooled by imitators, there
is only one Coal Basket basket with these features, flexibility
and appeal of this product. Truly hand built and individually
tested one at a time in the hometown known for its southern
charm and elegance.
DIMENSIONS: 19" wide front, 13" wide back, 9.5" deep, 14" high.