Large Antique French Rococo Breche Violette Marble Fireplace Mantel

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A very large and superior quality Louis XV style Rococo surround in rare Breche Violette marble. The deeply carved jambs and frieze in typical Rococo manner with stiff acanthus and shell carvings. The moulded serpentine shelf following the lines of the mouldings on the frieze. An extraordinary piece in seize, stature and marble. Mid-19th century.

Opening size measures 151cm W x 97cm H.
Details
In the Style Of
Rococo
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
Early 18th Century
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Breccia Marble
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
51.18 in. H x 79.72 in. W x 15.35 in. D
130 cm H x 203 cm W x 39 cm D
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU107165661213
Address
Marmorea London
290 Battersea Park Road
London SW11 3BT
GB
+44 1206700192
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