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Floral Cast Iron Frieze Section from NYC Building Cornice - 88 in.
Located in New York, NY
This cast iron decorative architectural frieze was reclaimed from a NYC building cornice. This is
Category

Early 20th Century American Victorian Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

Cast Iron Ornate Frieze NYC Building Cornice Foliage Details
Located in New York, NY
Circa 1900, cast iron frieze with foliage details. This was originally part of a NYC building
Category

Early 20th Century American Victorian Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

Chinese Red and Cold Lacquered Cornice
Located in New York, NY
Asian Chinese (19th Century) red and gold lacquered cornice (valence) with dragon carving.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century European Chinoiserie Architectural Elements

Materials

Wood

Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
Located in London, GB
A piece of Roman stone cornicing, circa 200 BC.
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Roman Architectural Elements

Materials

Stone

  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
H 10.24 in W 18.12 in D 8.27 in
Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
Located in London, GB
A piece of Roman stone cornicing, circa 200 BC.
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Roman Architectural Elements

Materials

Stone

  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
  • Piece of Roman Stone Cornicing, circa 200 BC
H 10.24 in W 18.12 in D 8.27 in
Italian Marble Ribbon & Swag Architectural Cornice Finial, Circa 1770
Located in Hollywood, SC
Italian marble architectural cornice finial with circular ball top, ringed urn plinth, resting on a
Category

Antique 1770s American American Colonial Architectural Elements

Materials

Marble

Get Pair of Carved Wood Window Cornices or Window Valances
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Get Pair of Carved Wood Window Cornices or Window Valances. Each is 54" wide outside, and 42 inside
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Architectural Elements

Materials

Walnut

Four Enormous Corner Cornices from the Art Nouveau Period in Polychrome Stucco
Located in BARSAC, FR
Four enormous corner cornices from the Art Nouveau period in polychrome stucco with rich plant and
Category

Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Architectural Elements

Materials

Stucco

NYC Building Architectural Cast Iron Frieze Foliate Design
Located in New York, NY
Turn of the century, cast iron frieze with foliate patterns. It originated from the cornice of a
Category

Early 20th Century American Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

English Arts & Crafts Oak Fire Surround with Flaring Cornice & Floral Carving
By Liberty & Co.
Located in London, GB
A good Arts & Crafts oak fire surround with a flaring cornice and three central shaped supports
Category

Antique 1890s English Arts and Crafts Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Mirror, Oak

Circa 1900 Cast Iron Ornate Foliate Frieze NYC Building
Located in New York, NY
This antique cast iron frieze was reclaimed from the cornice of a New York City high rise building
Category

Antique Early 19th Century American Victorian Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

Distressed Cast Iron Frieze Panel Floral Design NYC Building Facade
Located in New York, NY
Late 1800s original solid cast iron panel from the cornice of a NYC building. Floral leafy scroll
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

Wells Fargo Building Painted Cast Iron Winged Mountain Lion Grotesque, c. 1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
sheep motif grotesque (aka gargoyle) believed to be from a Wells Fargo bank building in San Francisco
Category

Antique Early 1900s American Beaux Arts Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

French Beaux-Arts 19th c Heavily Carved Mahogany Panel for Possible Headboard
Located in Chicago, IL
influences, mixed with Italian Baroque and Rococo style. Our over 12-foot-long cornice screams Beaux-Arts
Category

Antique 1860s French Beaux Arts Architectural Elements

Materials

Mahogany

13m Run of Dado Height Carved Oak Wall Paneling
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
quantity of skirting, cornice and vertical spacers (pictured). There is not enough skirting and cornice to
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Panelling

Materials

Wood, Oak

A 19th Century English Oak Fireplace with Carved Mask to Centre
Located in London, GB
A 19th century English oak fireplace with carved mask to centre, egg and dart dentil cornice, jambs
Category

Antique 19th Century English Georgian Architectural Elements

Materials

Oak

19th Century English Statuary and Inlaid Tinos Marble Fireplace
Located in London, GB
side blockings, and inlaid dentil cornice and ingrounds. Measure: Shelf Width: 1670 mm
Category

Antique 19th Century English Greek Revival Architectural Elements

Materials

Statuary Marble

Rare Monumental Italian Carved Carrara Marble Model of a Cathedral
Located in New York, NY
stepped cornice above a frieze of carved holly leaves, which leads to a Gothic arched door with elaborate
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Gothic Architectural Elements

Materials

Carrara Marble

Single Pillar Carved Limestone Wall Fountain From Southern Italy
Located in Dallas, TX
cavetto cornice. An elaborately scrolled iron spout originates from the rectangular column, positioned so
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Fountains

Materials

Stone, Limestone, Metal, Iron

Large Octagonal Limestone Center Fountain from Provence, France
Located in Dallas, TX
plinth is a thick cornice with cavetto molding. A third plinth lies below two rectangular column stones
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Fountains

Materials

Stone, Limestone, Metal, Iron

Monumental Carved Stone and Iron Armillary Sundial from Italy, H-99.5 inches
Located in Dallas, TX
protruding cornices. Our carved stone and iron armillary sundial can be used as a wonderful decoration piece
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Sundials

Materials

Stone, Limestone, Metal, Iron

18th Century Italian Architectural Element with Hand-Cast Plaster Angels
By Interi
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
angels, a plaster rosette, and a detail plaster cornice molding. It is adorned with coordinating white
Category

Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Architectural Elements

Materials

Gold Leaf

Distinguish 18th Century English Knotty Pine Panel Room
Located in North Salem, NY
moulded cornice elegantly tops off the room. The dentil carving adds a touch of opulence and refinement
Category

Antique 18th Century Panelling

Materials

Pine

Louis XVI Style Panelling with Fireplace and a Marine Scene, Oil on Canvas
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
). The height of the panels is 2.31 meters (90'' 15/16). The cornices were in plaster and could not be
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Panelling

Materials

Stone

Napoleon III Style Paneled Room with Fireplace and Mirror
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
topped by a cornice carved with a frieze of foliage. About 13 linear meters.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Panelling

Materials

Wood

Pair of Small 19th Century Carved Belgian Bluestone Capitals
Located in Dallas, TX
. The top of the capital (known as the abacus) has thick molding and cavetto cornices, mirroring the
Category

Antique 19th Century Belgian Classical Greek Architectural Elements

Materials

Stone

Antique Oak Wall Panelling
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
: Panelling 236 cm Cornice 14 cm Skirting 12 cm   Width of Panels: 144.5, 137, 150, 137.5
Category

Early 20th Century Panelling

Materials

Oak

  • Antique Oak Wall Panelling
  • Antique Oak Wall Panelling
  • Antique Oak Wall Panelling
  • Antique Oak Wall Panelling
H 92.92 in W 322.84 in D 0.91 in
Louis XVI Style Panelling with Louis XVI Period Mantel and Trumeau
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
Élysées avenue. Cornices are not included.
Category

20th Century French Napoleon III Panelling

Materials

Bronze

Round Room with Shagreen Wallpaper
By Emilio Terry
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
ends as well as wall sconces. The ceiling is adorned with a white pleated curtain. The cornice is not
Category

20th Century French Art Deco Panelling

Materials

Alpaca, Mirror, Beech, Plywood, Paper

  • Round Room with Shagreen Wallpaper
  • Round Room with Shagreen Wallpaper
  • Round Room with Shagreen Wallpaper
  • Round Room with Shagreen Wallpaper
H 984.26 in Dm 1,736.23 in
Monumental Well in the Louis XIV Style, 20th Century
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
denticulated cornice and a frieze decorated with Greek waves above. The castle owes its name to Edward of
Category

20th Century French Napoleon III Architectural Elements

Materials

Stone

18th Century 'circa 1750' George II Pine Doorway
Located in London, GB
scrolled leaves and foliage, surmounted by egg and dart dentil cornice. Panelled pilaster jambs with small
Category

Antique 18th Century English George II Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

Italian Baroque Style Carved Capital Frieze Architectural Element, circa 1840
Located in Encinitas, CA
that spans the top of the column capital below the cornice, circa 1840. Measures: 32” W x 9.9” H x
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Architectural Elements

Materials

Chestnut

Mid-19th Century Antique English Carved Pine Fireplace
Located in London, GB
A mid-19th century English carved pine fireplace, with carved leaf and dentils to cornice, carved
Category

Antique 19th Century English Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

19th Century George III Style Pine Chimneypiece
Located in London, GB
leaves, side panels with scrolls and foliage, dentil and leaf cornice, and carved flower leg moulding
Category

Antique 19th Century English George III Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

Carved English George III Style Pine Fireplace
Located in London, GB
, scrolled and leaf side panels, acanthus leaf cornice and leg moulding. Carved scroll and leaf brackets to
Category

Antique 19th Century English George III Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

English Georgian Style Pine Fireplace with Gesso Enrichments
Located in London, GB
-and-tongue carved mouldings to jamb in grounds and cornice. 20th century. Measures: Shelf Width: 1490
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

Carved Pine Fireplace with Lion's Mask and Drapery
Located in London, GB
leaf, egg and dart and leaf cornice mouldings and acanthus leaf inner leg moulding. 20th century
Category

20th Century English George II Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

18th Century Italian Walnut Wood Pulpit Canopy
Located in Dallas, TX
of the corner cornices are adorned with gilded flower carvings, although some are missing. The
Category

Antique 18th Century Italian Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

English Fireplace in the Georgian Style
Located in London, GB
of classical Grecian urns, with egg and dart cornice and leg moulding. The jambs with unusual curved
Category

Late 20th Century English Georgian Architectural Elements

Materials

Marble

  • English Fireplace in the Georgian Style
  • English Fireplace in the Georgian Style
  • English Fireplace in the Georgian Style
  • English Fireplace in the Georgian Style
H 53.63 in W 66.13 in D 6 in
White Marble Fireplace in the Manner of Robert Adam
Located in London, GB
by carved urn side blockings. Waterleaf carved cornice and fluted moulding under frieze. A quality
Category

Late 20th Century English Adam Style Architectural Elements

Materials

Marble

Pair Of French Fluted Wood Columns, 19th Century
Located in Lisbon, PT
and horizontal cornice, doric inspired columns. Height 39,52 in (100,4 cm) Diameter 14,76 in (37,5
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis Philippe Pedestals and Columns

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Vintage English Made Hand Carved Pine Fire Surround Mantel
Located in North Salem, NY
frieze surmounted by a dentil carved cornice. Egg & dart moulding surrounds the opening. Hand rubbed and
Category

Vintage 1960s Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Pine

Ryan & Smith Pearce Breccia Viola Marble Mantelpiece
By Ryan & Smith Ltd.
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
with fluted keystone below a recessed panelled frieze, three corbels support a cornice with open
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Northern Irish Palladian Fireplaces and Ma...

Materials

Breccia Marble

George III Style Portland Stone Mantelpiece
By Ryan & Smith Ltd.
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
first layer of the cornice shelf. Modelled on an 18th century antique fireplace and hand carved to
Category

2010s Northern Irish George III Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Stone

Ryan & Smith Portavo Breccia Viola Marble Fireplace
By Ryan & Smith Ltd.
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
cornice mantel. One of five limited edition fireplaces, made from the same block of Italian Breccia viola
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Northern Irish Modern Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Breccia Marble

A Large Scottish Early 19th Century Georgian Statuary Marble Fireplace Surround.
Located in Edinburgh, GB
with a full wrap around top cornice, flanked by plain corner capitols, below, a moulded and secondary
Category

Antique Early 1800s Scottish Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Statuary Marble

Monumental Antique 18th Century French Stone Chimneypiece
Located in Ware, GB
that is surmounted by a stepped and moulded cornice with dentil detailing underneath. The trumeau has a
Category

Antique Early 18th Century French Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Stone

Impessive Louis XVI Limestone Chimneypiece
Located in London, GB
cornice, leading to the trumeau section centred by carved frame, flanked by long carved panels above the
Category

Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Limestone

  • Impessive Louis XVI Limestone Chimneypiece
  • Impessive Louis XVI Limestone Chimneypiece
  • Impessive Louis XVI Limestone Chimneypiece
  • Impessive Louis XVI Limestone Chimneypiece
H 115.16 in W 60.83 in D 25.6 in
Small Weathered Garden Trough from Normandy, France, 20th Century
Located in Dallas, TX
, during the 1900s, the charming trough has a cavetto cornice under the opening that accentuates the
Category

20th Century French Planters and Jardinieres

Materials

Stone, Cast Stone, Cement

French Louis XVI Style Ebonized Wooden Mantel with Gilt Bronze Mounts, 20th C.
Located in Dallas, TX
chocolate color that is enhanced by numerous gilt bronze mounts on the lintel and legs. A supple cornice
Category

20th Century French Louis XVI Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Metal, Bronze

Pair of large Neoclassical Columns, Pine Wood, France circa 1910
Located in Regensburg, DE
. Sid pine soft wood. Strong fluting of the stele. Square cornice and plinth. Doric capitals and bases
Category

Early 20th Century European Neoclassical Revival Pedestals and Columns

Materials

Pine

18th Century Adams Statuary & Sienna Marble Fireplace
Located in Dublin 8, IE
reeded pilaster fronts supporting a mantel featuring Adam-style swags and medallions surmounted cornicing
Category

Antique 18th Century Irish Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Siena Marble

Art Deco Pedestal, Walnut Veneer and Beech, Italy circa 1930
Located in Regensburg, DE
ebonized edges. * Cornice and base in walnut veneer. * Restored and shellac hand polished. Dimensions: H
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Pedestals and Columns

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Set of Secret Library Bookcase Double Doors
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
, these secret bookcase doors can be easily adapted, increasing the height by adding skirting or cornice
Category

Mid-20th Century English Victorian Doors and Gates

Materials

Wood, Faux Leather, Mahogany

  • Set of Secret Library Bookcase Double Doors
  • Set of Secret Library Bookcase Double Doors
  • Set of Secret Library Bookcase Double Doors
  • Set of Secret Library Bookcase Double Doors
H 71.26 in W 48.04 in D 2.96 in
Well Carved Italian Limestone Planter or Fountain Element, H-45 Inches
Located in Dallas, TX
deep cavetto cornice. Interestingly, the bottom ring of lobes terminates beneath a large, attenuated
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Planters and Jardinieres

Materials

Stone, Limestone

Palladian Manner Hardwood Fireplace Surround.
Located in Edinburgh, GB
below- a wrap around top cornice of carved egg & dart moulding, below a Bolection section to frieze. The
Category

Vintage 1950s English Palladian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Hardwood

Ryan & Smith Statuary Bolection Style Marble Fireplace Mantel
By Ryan & Smith Ltd.
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
moulded bolection frame on plain plinths, with a stepped cornice shelf on top. A classic design
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Northern Irish Georgian Fireplaces and Man...

Materials

Statuary Marble

Pair of 20th Century Georgian Style Chimneypieces
Located in Bagshot, GB
Very happy to offer this handsome pair of Georgian Style Chimneypieces. Carved Corniced Shelf
Category

Late 20th Century Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Marble

Ryan & Smith Italian Carrara Marble Fireplace
By Ryan & Smith Ltd.
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
frieze and stepped cornice shelf. A classic design fashionable in Europe for over three hundred years.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Northern Irish Baroque Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Carrara Marble

Antique Georgian Period Statuary Marble Mantlepiece
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
and dart cornice shelf rests on a finely carved frieze depicting putti with lamb, reviewing wine
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Irish Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Statuary Marble

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Building Cornice For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the building cornice you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A building cornice — often made from wood, metal and giltwood — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without a building cornice — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A building cornice is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Arts and Crafts, Baroque and Georgian styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one building cornice that is appealing in its simplicity, but Kind of Cyan produced versions that are worth a look.

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