A carved oak antique fireplace mantel in the Renaissance manner. The panelled frieze below the generously moulded shelf is adorned with delicately carved foliate and floral Renaissance style decoration, flanked by panelled end blocks with bunches of fruit tied with ribbons above tall free standing columns fronting the jambs, embellished with Corinthian capitals and twisting flutes & beaded detail. The lower portion of each column is carved with swags of flowers, foliage and beads, both are raised on tall foot blocks.
French, late 19th century.
Listed Price: £11,400 ( + vat in EU zone )
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600