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Antique Early 19th Century French Style Grey Marble Fireplace Surround


This impressive antique French-style Louis XVI fireplace surround has been expertly carved and crafted from grey marble with delicate statuary marble details to the jambs and frieze.

The well-figured shelf has stepped and canted corners. Each end-block delivers statuary marble floral patterae with a large carved garland that rests beneath. The frieze is ornately decorated with scrolling leaf and guilloche, also in statuary marble.

Striking and rare, this marble chimneypiece offers a handsome feature for an interior renovation. The French fire surround has shaped and fluted jambs that stand proud on simple foot blocks. The chimneypiece is flank by brass air vents that depict an eagle bearing a crown.

Depth of Shelf: 36cm (deepest) 31cm Central belt
Length of Shelf 158.5cm (longest) 153cm Length that bonds to chimney breast.
Overall Height 110.5cm
Opening:153cm Wide x 90.5cm Tall
Dimensions are approximate.