A French Louis XVI Carrara marble fireplace, the rectangular top with rounded corners. French, circa 1870. The frieze with inset moulded panel carved with two lilleys tied with bowed ribbons to sprays of laurel, symbolic of peace and victory. The jambs in the form of tapering half rounded fluted columns with acanthus decorated caps. The opening framed with moulded slips.
Height 45 3/8 in (115.2cm) width 61 3/8 in (155.7cm)
Internal height 35 1/8 in (89.2cm) width 45 in (114.3cm)
Footblock to footblock 59 1/4 in (150.5cm)
Depth 15 3/4 in (40cm)