An English neoclassical fireplace of white statuary and coloured Spainish Brocatello marbles. The tiered moulded shelf above the rectangular shaped frieze inlaid in white with a continuous double Greek key fret on a red and yellow tinted Brocatello marble. The end blockings carved with Neptune’s three pronged trident behind tilted wine ewers with dolphin- shaped handles, upheld by ribbons falling from bows. These are a rejoiner to celebrate and toast a naval victory. The tapering pilaster jambs with fluted inlaid with Brocatello.
Height 49 5/8 in (126cm) width 63 1/4 in (160.5cm)
Internal height 37 3/8 in (95cm) width 37 5/8 in (95.5cm)
Footblock to footblock 57 1/4 in (145.5cm)
Total depth 7 1/4 in (18cm)