This replica chimneypiece is on a spectacularly large scale and is carved in glorious limestone in the richest Italian Renaissance manner. The form and features showing direct inspiration from Pagan Ancient Rome in the double lions heads, under the four finely carved scrolled brackets supporting the double breakfronted shelf, which supports the fabulously detailed undercarved overmantel, and can also be seen in the massive lion paw feet above the footblocks. The other motif decoration includes egg and dart, Vitruvian scrolling and palmettes.
A 20th century exact replica of our earlier chimneypiece now sold - Stock No 8559.
The limestone can be patinated if desired.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600