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Jamb G251 fireplace

G251 (Sold)

A Vigorously Carved Pine Palladian Chimneypiece in the Manner of Gibbs

A handsome 19th century carved-pine antique fireplace in the Palladian style in the manner of Gibbs. The simple breakfront shelf sits above bold egg and dart moulding and a central tablet carved with a Nemean lion mask set against a stiff-leaf barrel frieze. The dog leg opening is framed by a border of stylised acanthus leaves, with a garland of finely carved oak leaves and acorns on the jambs to either side.

Height 60in (152.4cm) width 75in (190.5cm)
Internal height 44 1/4 in (113cm)
Internal width at top 57½in (146cm) at bottom 53in (134.6cm)
Footblock to footblock 63⅜in (161cm)
Shelf depth 15in (38.1cm)