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French & Italian

Jamb I75 fireplace


An impressive, 19th century, Louis XVI style fireplace in veined statuary marble and gilt bronze

A French Louis XVI style antique fireplace in veined statuary marble with impressive and well-cast gilt bronze mounts. The rectangular shelf with rounded ends. The frieze with well-cast ormolu flower heads applied to the marble frame, the console shaped scrolled and fluted jambs surmounted with gilt bronze torsos of breasted Greek maidens with coiffured hair and mounted with lush acanthus leaf decoration above the foot blocks. Circa 1870.

Height 43½in (110.5cm) width 65¼in (165.7cm)
Internal height 36¼in (92.1cm) width 51in (129.5cm)
Footblock to footblock 63¼in (160.7cm)