An unusually elaborate Louis XV style Belgian Blue Stone antique fireplace surround in the Rococo manner with gilded detail throughout. The serpentine moulded shelf rests above a deep panelled frieze which is centred by an elaborate rocaille style cartouche and flanked by deeply carved large foliate endblocks. The jambs with large carved scrolling detail supported on shaped footblocks. French, late 19th century.
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