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A Regency Period Irish Chimneypiece Carved in White Statuary Marble

The frieze decorated with the Greek key motif ends in corbels carved with the mythological horse Pegasus.
The central tablet depicts a scene from Lord Byron's poem 'Mazeppa', published in 1819, where Mazeppa is tied to a horse and is pursued by wolves. This illustration is after the painting by Horace Vernet dated 1826. The jambs are carved with the goddesses Flora and Diana standing on plinths decorated with flower garlands.

Height 49⅝in (126cm) width 76¾in (195cm)
Internal height 37¾in (96cm) width 43¾in (111cm)
Footblock to footblock 69¼in (176cm)
Shelf depth 15in (38.5cm)