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A rare French, Louis XV (1710-1774) pale ivory white marble, streaked obliquely with grey and orange, Rocco chimneypiece. Mid 18th century, circa 1750-1760. The serpentine moulded shelf above the moulded bed mould. The frieze echoing the shape of the shelf decorated to  the centre with a beautifully carved shell decorated with flowers set against recessed panels carved with intertwined trellis enclosing flower heads overlaid at the ends with S shaped corbels. The pilaster jambs with inset tapering panels from the top of which fall tied drapes of flowers. The whole raised on squared blocks.

External Height 49 1/4 in (122.5cm) Width 78 in (161cm)
Internal Height 37 1/4 in (94.5cm) Width 46 3/4 in (119cm)
Depth 15 1/4 in (38.5cm)