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A good early 19th century antique fireplace, architectural and well drawn, of black marble with decorative carvings. Circa 1815–1820. With rectangular shelf with rounded corners. The frieze with incised panels flanked by blockings nicely carved with ogee curved acanthus decoration above broadly tapering stiles with curved scrolls upholding the blockings; the whole raised on foot blocks. 

Height 50 1/4 in (127.5cm) width 61 1/4 in (155.5cm)
Internal height 40 1/4 in (102.2cm) width 42 1/2 in (108cm)
Footblock to footblock 61 1/4 in (155.5cm)
Shelf depth 8 in (20.3cm)