ECHOES OF PUGIN
A carved limestone Victorian Gothic Revival chimneypiece in the manner of AWN Pugin. The generous concave moulded and rope twist shelf above stylised flowers rests over the deeply moulded arched opening carved with a pair of quatrefoil set with inlaid geometric decoration.
English mid 19th century.
Notes: AWN Pugin(1812-1852) was an English architect, artist & designer who pioneered the Gothic Revival style in England and was responsible for the design of the interiors of Sir Charles Barry's Palace of Westminster.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600