An unusual 19th century fireplace in veined Streaked Carrara marble. The moulded shelf with ribbed edge above the ogee barrel shaped frieze. The jambs in the form of tapering, inverted obelisks capped with wonderful acanthus, which grows from deep and tight scrolls and returns over the frieze. The whole upheld by plinth blocks. Circa 1835.
External Height 63 3/4 in (161.8cm) Width 79 in (201cm)
Internal Height 48 1/2 in (123cm) Width 46 1/4 in (117.4cm)
Depth 10 1/2 in (26.6cm)