A white statuary marble fireplace with coloured inlay after Pietro Bossi. Irish by Sharpe and Emery, Dublin. Circa 1880.
The inverted and moulded breakfront shelf with dentil mouldings above a central tablet inliad with a husk draped classical urn above ribbon tied sprays of leaves flanked by ribbon tied garlands of ivy leaves beneath floral paterae, the moulded opening flanked by squared jambs inlaid with classical trophies leaves and stylised anthemions with inlaid headers and on squared blocks.
External Height 61 1/2 in (156.2cm) Width 84 1/2 in (214.6cm)
Internal Height 47 1/2 in (120.6cm) Width 53 in (134.5cm)
Depth 7 1/4 in (18.5cm)