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A highly important George III statuary marble fireplace, the mantlepiece with delicately moulded edge above a flute-carved band breaking over the jambs the running frieze carved in relief with alternating acanthus and anthemion motifs the stepped jambs each carved with a vertical anthemion capped panel decorated with foliage and pateras terminating in a band of graduated trailing husks. Irish, circa 1780. Originally from 53 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland.
Height 61 1/2 in (154.9cm) width 81 in (205.7cm)
Internal height 49 1/2 in (125.7cm) width 50 in (127cm)
Shelf depth 8 in (20.3cm)