Stock No: 12118
A FINELY CARVED OAK CHIMNEYPIECE AND OVERMANTEL IN THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE ELIZABETHAN REVIVAL MANNER. The gadrooned cornice is set above the many panelled overmantel. This series of panels of varying formats carved with Vitruvian scroll and other period decoration with spirally supported shelves either side. The two main panels showing a noblewoman with a captured dragon facing satyrs. Beneath the well-proportioned shelf with double Guilloche carved detail on the frieze between and Venetian styled capitals, the carved panels on the jambs open to reveal shelves within.
Provenance: A small oval brass plate attached at the back with the details Hewetson, Milner & Thexton Ltd, House Furnishers, Tottenham Court Road, London.
English, late 19th century.
LINK TO : Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600