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A large and imposing Geo.III statuary marble, sienna and jasper palladian chimneypiece. The center tablet carved with a water spaniel looking at his own reflection in the stream below. Taken from Aesop’s fable, the dog and the shadow, the moral of which is “thou shalt not covet”. 18th century, circa 1760.
External Height 60 1/2 in (154cm) Width 84 1/4 in (214cm)
Internal Height 41 1/2 in (105cm) Width 44 in (112cm)
Depth 8 in (20cm)