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Antique English Neoclassical Fireplace Mantel


An English neoclassical chimneypiece of statuary and colored marble. The breakfront moulded shelf with inlaid dental moulding. The frieze centered with a white plaque sculpted with a winged cupid (Greek Eros, God of love) fast asleep (in an Arcadian pastoral scene), on a tasseled pillow, his bow and arrow beside him. The side panels with a double Greek key inlaid in colored marble. The flanking blocks sculpted with tripod urns decorated with rams heads from which fall inverted flowers The pilaster panelled jambs with falling arabesques centered with female and male portrait heads in roundels; suggesting that this chimneypiece was commissioned to celebrate a marriage.


  • Dimensions

    H 57.75 in. x W 76 in. x D 7.25 in.

    H 146.69 cm x W 193.04 cm x D 18.42 cm

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    London, GB
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