18th Century English Rococo Style Statuary White Marble Fireplace Mantel

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An extraordinary and rare 18th century fireplace in the Rococo manner. Exquisitely carved in high and low relief. The florally carved jambs supported on square foot blocks with deeply scrolled and beaded acanthus leaf, with foliage carving within panels surmounted by bouquets of flowers and descending bell drops to the sides. The inverted frieze with rocaille decoration, the centre being a large shell surrounded by acanthus, flowers and foliage. The exaggerated and protruding C scroll end blocks supporting the serpentine stepped and moulded mantel which sweeps out and sits proud. A very fine example, in superior quality Italian statuary white marble.

Opening measures: 94cm wide x 99cm high.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Rococo
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    48.43 in. H x 68.7 in. W x 18.5 in. D
    123 cm H x 175 cm W x 47 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU107164801023
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Located in London, GB

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