Antique Regency Neoclassical Fireplace Mantel

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A fine Regency neoclassical chimneypiece of white statuary marble. The central tablet sculpted with a reclining muse, probably Erato, reading a book. She is flanked by a celestial globe, a lyre with a scroll of music, and a laden bookcase, gathering inspiration for her Lyric and Love poetry. The ends of the frieze with floral decorated end blocks upheld by tapering reeded quiver shaped torches. Provenance 11 Hertford Street Mayfair London designed and built by Henry Holland and his father, Henry lived at no 17.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Neoclassical
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
    Dimensions
    51.5 in. H x 70 in. W x 11.5 in. D
    131 cm H x 178 cm W x 29 cm D
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU84815821723
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