SHAKESPEARE PRESENTED. An Arts & Crafts Tudor Gothic revival carved oak chimneypiece and overmantle with low relief carved detail in the Classical and Celtic manner. The main features being the central bronze patinated plaster center tablet on the overmantel depicting characters in Elizabethan costume in a scene from a Shakespearean play, flanked on either side, carved in wood in high relief, by two dancing minstrels playing flute, cymbal and bagpipes. Possibly by The Bromsgrove Guild. English late 19th century.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600