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An Unusual & Heavily Carved English, Louis XV Style Chimneypiece in White Marble

A good early 19th century, English, William IV, statuary marble fireplace in the French 18th century Louis XV style. The thick serpentine shelf and frieze is decorated with a large bunch of summer flowers carved in the English manner and style, the jambs with Rocaille work, C-scrolls and shell motifs copying the French taste. Circa 1830.

Height 49 3/4 in (126.4cm) width 64 1/2 in (163.8cm)
Internal height 37 3/8 and 41 1/2 in (95 and 105.5cm) width 43 1/8 in (109.3cm)
Depth 13 1/4 in (33.7cm)