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French & Italian


A Late 18th Century Italian Marble Chimneypiece

A well proportioned and rare Italian chimneypiece, carved in the region of Piedmont towards the end of the 18th century. A simple breakfront shelf is resting on a panelled frieze carved at centre with a fluted tablet surmounted by an elegant scroll, and ending in bullseye cornerblocks. Panelled jambs are supported by footblocks.

Height 47½in (120.6cm) width 59⅛in (150cm)
Internal height 39in (99cm) width 44½in (113cm)
Shelf depth 7⅞in (20cm)