Antique Georgian Irish fireplace with Scagliola Inlay
This stunning, decorated Georgian Chimneypiece with a rare Scagliola inlaid pattern of Bellflower garlands. A central tablet shows an overflowing fountain, with flanking Etruscanesque urns depicted on the endblocks. Late 19th century Irish Fireplace Mantle.
A SUPERB AND RARE IRISH GEORGIAN SCAGLIOLA INLAID CHIMNEYPIECE in the manner of Pietro Bossi , the Italian Stuccadore resident in Dublin 1786-1800. Excellent quality and delightful inlay work with well arranged decoration depicting bellflower garlands, either side of a polychrome fountain / urn on the center tablet flanked by Etruscan/ Pompeiian style urns over similar style polychrome Arabesques descending the jambs. Believed to be the work of Henry Emery in Dublin. Irish, late19th century.
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