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A fine quality late 18th century early 19th century Italian neo classical white statuary columned chimneypiece. The Freize with a central head of Medussa with snakes entwined in her hair is flanked by flower and foliate arbesques. The Jambs are in the form of tapering full columns with cable flutes, and the capitals are decorated with anthemion and palm leaves.

Height 47 1/2 inches (120.6cm) width 51 3/4 inches (131.4cm)
Internal height 38 1/8 inches (96.8cm) width 34 inches (86.4cm)
Shelf depth 11 1/2 inches (29.2cm)