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Antique Carved Italian Marble Fireplace -18138

Exceptional Antique Italian Fireplace

The deep rectangular moulded shelf rests on a frieze exquisitely carved with two pairs of cornucopias, centred by a classical scene. The jambs are of square columnar form with tall urns, foliage and various classical ornament. In each top corner are end-blocks with very fine baskets of flowers.

This superbly carved, pure white statuary marble fireplace was produced in Rome, Italy, between the years 1795 and 1805, for the British market. Roman sculpture, including fireplaces, were frequently purchased or made to order on the Grand Tour and brought to the British isles.

Circa 1795-1805

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Measurements:

Width: 79" (2007mm)

Height: 52" (1321mm)

Depth: 14" (356mm)

Internal Measurements:

Width: 56.5" (1435mm)

Height: 40" (1016mm)

Price: £SOLD

Product Code: 18138

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Antique Carved Italian Marble Fireplace -18138

Antique Carved Italian Marble Fireplace -18138

Product Code: 18138

Exceptional Antique Italian Fireplace

The deep rectangular moulded shelf rests on a frieze exquisitely carved with two pairs of cornucopias, centred by a classical scene. The jambs are of square columnar form with tall urns, foliage and various classical ornament. In each top corner are end-blocks with very fine baskets of flowers.

This superbly carved, pure white statuary marble fireplace was produced in Rome, Italy, between the years 1795 and 1805, for the British market. Roman sculpture, including fireplaces, were frequently purchased or made to order on the Grand Tour and brought to the British isles.

Circa 1795-1805

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