A tall and stately rosewood and ebony chimneypiece and overmantle in the
French Baroque manner. The overmantle mirror, framed with egg and dart
& fleur de lys decoration, is set beneath a large cartouche centred with a
monogrammed boss with the letters FF and is flanked by ebony lozenge detail and ribboned foliate festoons.
The fireplace, with panels of foliate decoration on the frieze and endblocks,
is supported by a pair of free standing, elaborately carved ebony columns
fronting the jambs and framing the slow arched opening which is edged
with egg and dart detail and further ribboned foliate festoons.
French mid to late 19th century.
Listed Price: £24,500 ( + vat in EU zone )
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