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Georgian

Jamb G351 fireplace

G351

A Handsome 19th Century Carved Pine Chimney Piece in the Palladian Style, in the Manner of Gibbs

An Elegant, Architectural Chimneypiece in Statuary Marble, After Sir John Soane. A refined and characterful statuary marble fireplace of strong architectural design, after Sir John Soane. The piece is cleverly decorated with a design of simple open concave finger flutes and stopped, rounded, raised, convex flutes in geometric pattern, creating pleasingly diversified hues of light and shade in the plain white marble.

The frieze with a central rectangular tablet, decorated with a framed border of raised incised flutes, is flanked by side panels with bands of convex flutes. The pilaster jambs with ribbed convex fluting flank the opening, which is framed with a continuous band of flutes. The whole raised on foot blocks.

Height 73⅝in (187cm) width 60⅝in (154cm)
Internal height 45¼in (115cm) width 46½in (118cm)
Footblock to footblock 68⅛in (173cm)
Shelf depth 6in (15cm)