An unusual 18th Century Scottish Chimneypiece in Contrasting Black and White Marbles
An attractive late 18th century, Scottish antique fireplace of statuary and variegated grey and black flecked marbles. Circa 1795. Originally from Thriepley House, Scotland.
With simple breakfront shelf above the frieze which is centred with a finely carved oblong tablet with the Prince of Wales's ostrich feathers emerging from a coronet in an oval frame, surrounded by scrolling flowering foliage, the pilaster jambs decorated with statuary tapering fluted shafts with rectangular blockings decorated with thistles emblematic of Scotland. The whole on footblocks.