A very fine authentic replica of 17th century Italian Baroque fireplace surround carved from the solid in three sections in beige, pale yellow and rose, faintly veined Nembro Marble.The frieze, integral with the shelf, is centred by a cartouche carved in characteristic Lombardian high relief and possibly inspired by marine life. The whole is supported by a pair of moulded jambs. Italian, mid 20th century.
Shown here with andirons SNo 10202 recently sold.
Link to: Antique Baroque Chimneypieces inc English, Italian, French, Flemish Bolection fireplace mantels.