An unusually large and impressive pair of 19th century, French, Louis XVI (1774–1791) style mantelpieces of white statuary marble. Of typical rectangular form; the frieze decorated with a running guilloche centred with well carved flower heads, framed with in running pearl borders. The console shaped, fluted jambs capped with acanthus blockings. The whole raised on foot blocks.
Height 46 in (116.8cm) width 72 1/2 in (184.2cm)
Internal height 36 5/8 in (93cm) width 54 1/2 in (138.4cm)
Footblock to footblock 71 1/4 in (181cm)
Total depth 15 5/8 in (39.6cm)