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French & Italian


An Italian Roccoco Painted Timber Chimneypiece

An Italian painted timber chimneypiece, the projecting shelf breaking over a curved central keystone tablet, carved with Rococo embellishments, flanked by a frieze and jambs designed with fielded panelling, with hanging foliage. With unrestored soft palette of painted surface and remnants of gilding.

Height 50 1/2 in (128.4cm) width 79 1/2 in (202cm) Internal height 38 in (96.5cm) width 45 1/2 in (115.5cm) Footblock to footblock 70 in (170cm)
Shelf depth 11 1/2 in (29cm)