A French 17th century Baroque style fireplace mantel designed with typical refined classicism of the period and carved with vigour subtlety and elegance in honey coloured Caen stone. Late 19th century, early 20th century. The freize decorated with a contra vitruvian scroll with acanthus leaves, the jambs with scroll console shaped legs decorated with more acanthus. The moulded shelf topped with a central S-shaped pedestal, for a bust, with leaf decoration and flanked by horizontal brackets.
Height 82 3/8 in (209.2cm) width 67 3/8 in (173.5cm)
Internal height 53 1/2 in (135.9cm) width 42 3/8 in (107.5cm)
Footblock to footblock 63 3/4 in (162cm)
Shelf depth 14 1/8 in (35.9cm)