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Antique Carved Pine & Gesso Surround with Violet Breche Mantel


A very rare and striking piece, this antique surround is composed of carved pine with a shaped frieze and panelled jambs. Gesso motifs of swags, bows, florals and foliage are seen throughout the piece.

The most impressive feature of this surround is its substantial mantel shelf carved from spectacular violet Breche marble. Unique and dense veins run through the stone.

The large surround provides an attractive and unique chimneypiece for those looking to install original period features.

Shelf: 192cm x 27cm 
Overall Height 123cm
Opening: 90cm Tall x 109cm Wide
Dimensions are approximate