An early 19th century Irish sienna and statuary marble chimney piece, made to celebrate a marriage and the conquering power of love, circa 1810-1815. The reeded shelf and sienna frieze centered with a tablet in statuary marble depicting Cupid the Roman God of Love, riding a Lion, symbolizing Omnia vincit Armor - Love conquers all. The end blockings with male and female portraits (bride and groom) framed by wreaths of flowering foliage.
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 1820
- Materials and techniques
H 52 in. x W 65 in. x D 9.5 in.
H 132.08 cm x W 165.1 cm x D 24.13 cm
- Seller locationLondon, GB
- Seller reference numberN160
- Reference numberLU84815821683
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