A large carved pine and limewood period Georgian Chimneypiece in the manner of Robert Adam. The varied and profusely carved detail on virtually every surface is of the highest quality and is typical of Robert Adam's late 18th century creations. The central tablet is again carved in limewood, the detail showing a pagan Roman-style ram, florally festooned, flanked by Campana urns. Far from being cluttered, each section is in harmony with the whole. Identical with one at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. See 2nd image. Shown with white marble slips to illustrate how this type of fireplace would have been installed.
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Listed Price: £9,500 ( + vat in EU zone )