Antique Wood Fireplaces

Browse our large collection of antique wooden fireplaces, mantels and chimneypieces in a selection of mahogany, oak, walnut and pine. Styles range from Jacobean and Renaissance to Art Deco and Art Nouveau.

  • Stock: 15231

    An Edwardian, Arts and Crafts oak fire surround. The crenelated cornice, supported by a pair of turned columns, rests above a recessed frieze and mantle shelf. The frieze is set with five painted panels depicting Medieval York including the ‘bar’ or city walls, streets and gateways; the ruins of St Mary's Abbey and York Minster itself. A Tudor style arch frames the fireplace opening flanked by a pair of simple tapering columns on the jambs. English, circa 1910.

    Photos before cleaning and polishing.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 62 316"
    158 cms
    75 58"
    192 cms
    8 12"
    21.6 cms
    Internal 41 12"
    105.5 cms
    38 1316"
    98.5 cms

    Listed Price: £9,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 11303

    An exquisitely carved pine and limewood mid Georgian fire surround.The pediment shelf, undercarved with lambs tongue, leaf & dart and bead enrichment, rests above a plain pine frieze centred by a panel of delicately carved limewood rosebud sprigs. The endblocks with equally finely carved limewood urns sit above panelled jambs with Corinthian capitals and ascending foliate motifs. By repute removed from Holy Rood House in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.
    English, late 18th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 68 1316"
    174.8 cms
    56 78"
    144.4 cms
    6 14"
    16 cms
    Internal 46 78"
    119 cms
    42 78"
    109 cms

    Listed Price: £13,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 9077

    A substantial Victorian antique oak fireplace surround in the Renaissance manner. The moulded shelf, above carved dentil detail, rests on a frieze set with three urn and foliate carved panels and is supported on a pair of fluted pilasters and a pair of free standing columns, all with Corinthian capitals, standing on large footblocks. English, late 19th Century.

    Shown here with andirons SNo 14839 not included.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 73 1116"
    187.2 cms
    57 18"
    145 cms
    12"
    30.5 cms
    Internal 40 316"
    102 cms
    40 316"
    102 cms
  • Stock: 14874

    A large carved oak Jacobean manner fireplace surround and overmantel. The high breakfront shelf rests above bead and reel and bracket supports. The carved overmantel is embellished with a pair of scrolled foliate panels beneath which are decoratively arched panels alternating with slender pairs of elaborately carved columns. The fireplace surround, with a double panel frieze with linked anthemion detail interspersed with diamond lozenges, is supported on a pair of tall carved columns with further lozenge detail on the footblocks.
    English, 18th century and later

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    Width Height Depth
    External 64 1316"
    164.5 cms
    96 1116"
    245.5 cms
    9 58"
    24.5 cms
    Internal 37 58"
    95.5 cms
    45 14"
    115 cms

    Listed Price: £10,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 9119

    A tall Jacobean Revival antique oak chimneypiece with a panelled, pyramid overmantel above a recessed shelf resting on the large fire surround and supported by a pair of substantial free standing columns fronting the jambs. English, late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 71"
    180.3 cms
    112 58"
    286 cms
    15"
    38.1 cms
    Internal 48 316"
    122.5 cms
    42 14"
    107.5 cms

    Listed Price: £9,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 9151

    A tall mahogany chimneypiece in the Renaissance Revival manner. The richly carved deep frieze, featuring fruit filled cornucopia, is centred by a pair of mythical birds and a gadrooned urn with stylised mythical serpents either side. Tall reeded tapering columns topped by Corinthian capitals front the jambs. English, circa 1890.

    Shown here with andirons SNo 12784 not included.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 67 14"
    171 cms
    63 38"
    161 cms
    11"
    28 cms
    Internal 40 58"
    103 cms
    39 1316"
    101 cms

    Listed Price: £5,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14786

    A rather magnificent and beautifully carved twin columned Palladian style Victorian walnut antique fireplace mantel. The shelf, under carved with scrolling foliate detail, rests above a stop fluted frieze centred by a plaque with a stylised urn and trailing acanthus leaves and fronds. Each of the endblocks, with large heraldic cartouche, sit above twin pairs of finely carved stop fluted tapering columns supported on substantial footblocks. The fireplace opening with a border of shell and tongue is centred by a scrolled panel of angels, amid further foliage, immediately beneath the plaque. English, circa 1880.

    Shown here with fire basket SNo 12271 not included.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 89 316"
    226.5 cms
    62 58"
    159 cms
    12"
    30.5 cms
    Internal 50 1316"
    129 cms
    43 12"
    110.5 cms

    Listed Price: £16,000 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14246

    A very finely carved Neoclassical style antique pine chimneypiece. The shelf, with floral under carving, egg and dart and dentl borders, rests above a delicate stop fluted frieze centred by a large central plaque depicting an allegorical scene of a seated goddess, possibly Eileithyia the Greek Goddess of Childbirth, surrounded by children gathering fruits. The foliate detailed endblocks rest on Ionic capitals above tapering panels with vine entwined rods on the jambs. The opening with an embellished floral edging.
    English, early to mid 19th century.

    Shown here with firegrate SNo 14748 not included.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 71 18"
    180.5 cms
    56 38"
    143.3 cms
    8 12"
    21.5 cms
    Internal 43 316"
    109.8 cms
    48 1116"
    123.7 cms

    Listed Price: £16,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14789

    A tall and substantial Victorian mahogany fireplace surround and overmantel in the Baroque style. The plain frieze beneath a dentilled under-shelf, centred by a cabochon and mythical beast plaque, is flanked by carved endblocks above reeded columns raised on tall footblocks. The overmantel with a moulded shelf above a dentil band and with a strapwork and foliate decorated panel flanked by tapering reeded pilasters beneath alternating lion masks and oval medallion bands. English, late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 65 1116"
    167 cms
    82 78"
    210.5 cms
    8 58"
    21.8 cms
    Internal 43"
    109.3 cms
    40 316"
    102 cms

    Listed Price: £7,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14774

    A tall and unique Gothic Revival oak fireplace mantel together with the original Kilkenny Black Marble curved fender. The high stepped shelf has a central podium flanked by two demi lune podium undercarved with foliate detail beneath which is a castellated border centred by a keystone with a plain shield. The deeply carved foliate spandrels frame the arched opening with its English Marble ingrounds. The tall oak jambs, with small ebonised columns, are supported on sturdy double footblocks. English, circa 1850.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 68 78"
    175 cms
    65 78"
    167.5 cms
    14 14"
    36.3 cms
    Internal 37"
    94 cms
    36 1316"
    93.5 cms

    Listed Price: £18,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 10927

    A 20th century pine and gesso pine fireplace surround in the late Georgian manner. The shelf under-carved with lambs tongue motif over egg and dart ovalo, the recessed frieze, with a central plaque of ribboned batons crossed through a foliate garland, flanked by bellflower swags and oval paterae and with oval paterae on the endblocks above tapering fluted columns with Ionic capitals fronting the jambs.
    English, mid 20th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 62 38"
    158.5 cms
    50"
    127 cms
    7 58"
    19.3 cms
    Internal 37"
    94 cms
    36 1316"
    93.5 cms
  • Stock: 10497

    A beautifully carved and pleasantly patinated early pine and gesso antique fireplace surround the shelf with a delicately carved border above repeating foliate bands, the frieze centred by gambolling putti within a medallion and with draped bellflowers and tied reeded bands either side within a beaded panel, flanked by carved figural endblocks above tied tapering reeded jambs.
    English, early 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 56 1116"
    144 cms
    53 1116"
    136.5 cms
    5 12"
    14 cms
    Internal 44 18"
    112 cms
    44 14"
    112.4 cms

    Listed Price: £6,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14564

    A fine, large and stately French Renaissance style antique walnut fireplace with a tall pedimented overmantel set with winged dragons holding a caduceus cartouche above the large egg and dart framed mirror. The three panelled frieze of the fireplace is supported by a pair of ornate free standing columns fronting the jambs. French, late 19th century.

    Shown here with andirons SNo 12149 not included in the price.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 74 316"
    188.5 cms
    143 78"
    365.5 cms
    25"
    63.5 cms
    Internal 51 58"
    131 cms
    56 18"
    142.5 cms

    Listed Price: £22,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13632

    A beautifully carved, highly ornate late 18th century pine and applied gesso twin columned antique chimneypiece. The under shelf, embellished with delicate acanthus leaf detail also seen throughout the fireplace, is set above a frieze centred with a gesso panel of classical figures in a rural setting. The endblocks, with further gesso figures representing the harvest, rest above the two sets of slender twin columns fronting the jambs. Provenance: Purportedly from Thame Park an early Georgian House in Oxfordshire.
    English circa 1780.

    Please note: There is some cracking to the gesso commensurate with age.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 76 1316"
    195 cms
    58 18"
    147.5 cms
    7"
    17.8 cms
    Internal 49 38"
    125.5 cms
    45 14"
    115 cms

    Listed Price: £9,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 12089

    A pleasingly simple early 20th century mahogany fireplace mantel with fine inlaid marquetry Art Nouveau detail on the frieze.
    Edwardian, early 20th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 64 1316"
    164.5 cms
    54 78"
    139.5 cms
    9 38"
    24 cms
    Internal 41 78"
    106.5 cms
    39 18"
    99.4 cms

    Listed Price: £2,800 restored( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13878

    A tall carved oak fireplace in the Jacobean style. The high overmantel is set with three decorative panels beneath which are two arched panels either side of a geometric panel, alternating with baton posts and resting on the simple fireplace surround with further baton posts on the reeded jambs.
    English, late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 74 18"
    188.3 cms
    100 38"
    255 cms
    4 1116"
    12 cms
    Internal 56 12"
    143.5 cms
    53 14"
    135.5 cms

    Listed Price: £7,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14456

    An Arts & Crafts oak fireplace surround in the manner of the Cheshire designer George Faulkner Armitage (1849-1937), with a deep moulded shelf above a pair of cupboards with stained and leaded glass doors set either side of the open lower shelf above panelled jambs flanked by protruding, leaf-carved uprights.
    English, circa 1900.

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    Width Height Depth
    66 18"
    168 cms
    63 1316"
    162 cms
    12 58"
    32 cms

    Listed Price: £12,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 7667

    A fine antique pine fireplace surround in the Georgian manner, with a richly carved floral frieze centred by a large shell cartouche and with lambs tongue, egg & dart undershelf carving and acanthus leaf detail around the opening. We can provide marble slips if desired which would be added to the cost. English, circa 1880.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 64 58"
    164 cms
    50 38"
    128 cms
    6 18"
    15.5 cms
    Internal 46 1116"
    118.5 cms
    37 1316"
    96 cms

    Listed Price: £4,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14454

    A tall twin columned antique walnut Trumeau fireplace surround with Gothic Revival detail throughout. The simple overmantel with a high stepped pediment rests above the double frieze, the upper of carved arches flanked by linefold endblocks, and the lower with a row of demi-lune quatrefoils. The plain jambs are fronted by twin pairs of slim columns, with carved capitals, resting on sturdy footblocks. French, mid 19th century.

    Shown here with firegrate SNo 11882 now sold.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 64 38"
    163.5 cms
    111 1316"
    284 cms
    20 1116"
    52.5 cms
    Internal 33 78"
    86 cms
    41 78"
    106.5 cms

    Listed Price: £18,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 8395

    A large elegant George III style antique fireplace surround carved in pine & gesso in the style of Adam. The central plaque decorated with Arabesque floral scrolls and urns, set on a stop fluted frieze flanked by oval floral paterae on the endblocks above scrolled jambs with applied acanthus and descending bellflower decoration and with abundant husk detail edging throughout. English, mid to late 19th century.

    Shown here with fire grate SNo 8260 now sold.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 77 12"
    196.8 cms
    61 12"
    156.2 cms
    6 14"
    16 cms
    Internal 56 1116"
    144.1 cms
    48 1116"
    123.8 cms

    Listed Price: £9,200 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 14139

    A carved oak Jacobean style chimneypiece and overmantel of modest proportions. The deeply carved strap work frieze on the fireplace is decorated with Tudor roses and roundels containing portraits of bearded noblemen and is flanked by floral paterae end blocks supported on caryatid jambs. The caryatids, set within deep egg and dart bordered panels, stand on carved foot blocks. The overmantel, beneath a simple but boldly moulded cornice, is divided into three panels inset with light coloured fruit wood and black ebony geometric designs. Each panel alternates with male and female terms holding cherub, fruit and foliate panels
    English, rebuilt in the mid 19th century with 17th & 18th century elements.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 71 18"
    180.5 cms
    79 12"
    202 cms
    10"
    25.5 cms
    Internal 44 1116"
    113.5 cms
    40 1116"
    103.5 cms

    Listed Price: £12,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 12494

    A compact carved walnut antique chimneypiece in the Italian Renaissance manner with an ornately carved frieze flanked by cavorting putti on the endblocks above fluted columns with elaborately carved corinthian capitals and scrolled decoration fronting the jambs and resting on simple footblocks.
    English late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 58 14"
    148 cms
    60 58"
    154 cms
    10 1316"
    27.5 cms
    Internal 40 58"
    103 cms
    45 78"
    116.5 cms

    Listed Price: £5,700 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13843

    A tall and elegant walnut antique Art Nouveau fireplace in the manner of Charles Harrison Townsend (1851 - 1928), architect and designer of the 1901 Horniman Museum and the 1895 Bishopsgate Institute, both in London. Carved in relief in a design typical of the Art Nouveau period with a pair of tall stylised trees with slender trunks and sinuous roots flanking the high set columned podium.
    English late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 46 78"
    119 cms
    75 316"
    191 cms
    18 18"
    46 cms
    Internal 29 78"
    76 cms
    38 58"
    98 cms

    Listed Price: £14,000 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13874

    THE ITALIAN WARS
    A monumental and imposing richly carved French walnut trumeau chimneypiece. The generously moulded cornice lies above a dramatically carved arched central panel dominating the trumeau frieze and depicting a scene of battle probably relating to the eighth Italian War (1551-1559) when Henry II of France declared war against Charles V ruler of the Holy Roman Empire. The panel is flanked on either side by two large carved horned and winged mythical beasts and the whole rests on the wide and sturdy fireplace surround beneath.

    The deep shelf of the fireplace surround, with its carved alternating bossed frieze, sits above a pair of robust fluted columns with Corinthian capitals and stepped footblocks and the deep set fireplace opening is topped by a finely carved and decorative border detail.
    French, mid 19th century.

    Notes: The 1551-1559 Italian War was also known as the Habsburg – Valois War. There were a series of conflicts from 1494 to 1559 that involved, at various times, most of the city-states of Italy, the Papal States, most of the major states of Western Europe and the Ottoman Empire. Originally arising from dynastic disputes over the Duchy of Milan and the Kingdom of Naples, the wars rapidly became a general struggle for power and territory among their various participants, and were marked with an increasing number of alliances, counter-alliances and betrayals.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 79 1116"
    202.5 cms
    107 18"
    272 cms
    29 78"
    76 cms
    Internal 46 78"
    119 cms
    35"
    89 cms
  • Stock: 13627

    A tall and stately rosewood and ebony chimneypiece and overmantle in the French Baroque manner. The overmantle mirror, framed with egg and dart & fleur de lys decoration, is set beneath a large cartouche centred with a monogrammed boss with the letters FF and is flanked by ebony lozenge detail and ribboned foliate festoons. The fireplace, with panels of foliate decoration on the frieze and endblocks, is supported by a pair of free standing, elaborately carved ebony columns fronting the jambs and framing the slow arched opening which is edged with egg and dart detail and further ribboned foliate festoons. French, mid to late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 59 18"
    150 cms
    101 38"
    257.5 cms
    16 78"
    43 cms
    Internal 33 18"
    84 cms
    34 1316"
    88.5 cms

    Listed Price: £24,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13638

    A tall carved antique walnut chimneypiece in the Italian Renaissance manner. The stepped shelf and pediment is set above a shallow frieze with a pair of mythical dragons either side of a central grotesque mask amid scrolling foliage, flanked by squared foliate endblocks and supported on a pair of elaborate Solomonic Columns.The elaborately carved double inner frieze has four panelled shell cartouche above a panel centred with a crowned, quartered shield guarded on either side by a further pair of mythical dragons. The opening is edged with a guilloche detail and the whole is raised on substantial carved footblocks. Provenance: Removed from a Theological College in Glasgow, Scotland.
    Italian, late 19th century.

    Shown here with a pair of Gothic style andirons SNo 13416 not included.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 76 38"
    194 cms
    81 12"
    207 cms
    16 14"
    41.5 cms
    Internal 37 1316"
    96 cms
    39 38"
    100 cms

    Listed Price: £18,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 10854

    A large carved oak fireplace surround in the Italian Renaissance manner with a breakfront shelf and bands of carved foliate and acanthus detail on the under shelf. The frieze is inset with twin carved panels of putti holding urns amidst scrolled ornament. The figural endblocks are supported on Solomonic florally-entwined, spiral columns above lion masks on the foot blocks.
    English Mid 19th century incorporating 17th century elements.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 80"
    203.2 cms
    64 58"
    164.1 cms
    10 38"
    26.5 cms
    Internal 46 78"
    119 cms
    43 78"
    111.5 cms

    Listed Price: £9,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13661

    A tall and boldly carved walnut trumeau fireplace surround in the Renaissance style. The high simple panelled trumeau has a large moulded cornice.The upper frieze, with a central cartouche flanked by floral scrolls, is set above the main frieze upon which is carved, in high relief, a fire breathing salamander the heraldic beast of Francois I of France and the symbol of survival. The jambs are fronted by a pair of stop fluted columns with ornate scrolled acanthus capitals.
    French Mid 19th century. (Photo before final cleaning and polishing.)

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    Width Height Depth
    External 62 58"
    159 cms
    114 58"
    291 cms
    22"
    56 cms
    Internal 37"
    94 cms
    39"
    99 cms
  • Stock: 13606

    A tall carved French Baroque style oak fireplace and overmantle. The stepped
    shelf above egg & dart detail is set above the frieze, carved with scrolling foliate decoration and centred by a cushioned cartouche, flanked by a pair of similar cartouche on the endblocks. The jambs topped by a pair of carved lion masks, the mirror framed by twin fluted pilasters topped with Corinthian capitals and with egg and dart edging. French circa 1880.
    French circa 1880.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 68 18"
    173 cms
    70 12"
    179 cms
    36 58"
    93 cms
    Internal 37 38"
    95 cms
    52 38"
    133 cms

    Listed Price: £24,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13865

    A carved oak antique fireplace mantel in the Renaissance manner. The frieze, below the generously moulded shelf, with a delicately carved foliate and floral panel is flanked by end blocks with bunches of fruit tied with ribbons. The tall free standing columns fronting the jambs, with carved spiral beaded detail beneath Corinthian capitals, terminate with swags of flowers, foliage and beads above large foot blocks. French, late 19th century.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 59 14"
    150.5 cms
    65 316"
    165.5 cms
    27"
    68.5 cms
    Internal 41 14"
    105 cms
    53 78"
    137 cms

    Listed Price: £11,400 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 12673

    A very fine, beautifully and elaborately carved pine English Rococo Fireplace Surround in the manner of Thomas Chippendale. The frieze centred by a very large floral cartouche intrinsic to the frieze, the delicate foliate decoration continuing onto the top of the jambs beneath finely carved scrolled endblocks.
    English circa 1750.

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    Width Height Depth
    External 72"
    183 cms
    45 12"
    115.5 cms
    7 78"
    20 cms
    Internal 63"
    160 cms
    38 38"
    97.5 cms

    Listed Price: £6,000 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13248

    THE GOLDEN AGE OF DUTCH PAINTING: An Aesthetic Movement Register Grate and Walnut Fire Surround. The fire surround has a breakfront shelf above a frieze with alternating rosette panelled designs, curiously the left set differs from those on the right, the frieze is centred by the initials EC and the date 1875, and the opening is set with Ashburton marble slips. The integral Register Grate has ten hand painted tiles, four of which depict 17th century Dutch Painters, who were of the Dutch Realist School of Genre Painting in Utrecht, Delft & Leiden or Amsterdam.

    The Integral Register Grate has ten hand painted tiles, four of which depict 17th century Dutch Painters, all of whom were of the Dutch Realist School of Genre Painting in Utrecht, Delft and Leiden or Amsterdam.

    The painters are from the bottom left:
    WOUTER CRABET(H) (1594 – 1644) The School of Delft and the most important Dutch Golden Age artist in the town of Gouda.
    LEONARD BRAMER (1596 – 1667) The School of Delft an established painter of note who had studied in Italy & who later became a pupil of Rembrandt.
    REMBRANDT Harmensz van Rijn (1606 – 1669) whose artistic ability could not be contained within the confines of Dutch Realism. A grand manner artist in his depictions of the drama of the Bible and an acute portraitist, including many famous portraits of himself, capturing the complete range of human emotions.
    GERARD DOU (1613 – 1675) a pupil of Rembrandt & founder of the Painters Guild of Leiden another Dutch Golden Age painter he specialised in genre scenes & was noted for his trompe l’oeil and candlelit night-scenes.
    English Dated 1875.

    NOTE- The walnut surround was probably manufactured by Gillows of Lancaster as they manufactured the original furnishings for the property in Windemere from which this fireplace was removed.

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    Width Height
    External 79 12"
    202 cms
    64 58"
    164 cms

    Listed Price: £9,800 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13331

    A tall carved pine fireplace surround, in the George III manner, with a highly carved frieze of griffins, fruits and swags. Originally with coloured marble slips which we can supply in antique green Connemara marble, black Kilkenny marble or veined white Statuary marble.
    English, circa 1890.

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    Width Height Depth
    59"
    149.9 cms
    71"
    180.3 cms
    44"
    111.8 cms

    Listed Price: £4,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

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  • Stock: 13273

    A fine late Georgian style pine and gesso fireplace surround the frieze centred by a plaque with wheatsheafs and bluebells flanked by floral garlands and classically styled urn endblocks above delicate tumbling floral carvings on the jambs.
    English early 19th century.

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    Width Height
    External 66 78"
    170 cms
    60 58"
    154 cms
    Internal 48 1316"
    124 cms
    47 58"
    121 cms
  • Stock: 11594

    A very attractive English Regency carved pine, mahogany and composition giltwood chimneypiece. The mahogany breakfront shelf above richly carved lambs tongue motif, the reeded frieze with acanthus endstops, the columned jambs topped with the same. Please note that the shelf has not been glued.
    English, early 19th century. Made for the Eaton Square house in the late 20th century.

    Width Height Depth
    External 68 12"
    174 cms
    53 12"
    136 cms
    7 12"
    19 cms
    Internal 50 1316"
    129 cms
    43 1116"
    111 cms

    Listed Price: £12,500 Excluding marble( + vat in EU zone )

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Antique Wooden Mantels

Antique wooden fireplaces have been enjoyed for centuries. From the earliest examples, heavily carved and worn with time, to strikingly simple Arts and Crafts fireplaces, we try to stock a variety of styles and sizes. Antique wooden mantels are a fabulous way of injecting character into a property, or just making a statement. The appeal of wooden mantels is perhaps their diversity. Wood is a fantastic material to carve, capable of being hewn into numerous forms and being used on projects that vary in scale enormously. These Antique wood fireplace mantels encapsulate a moment in history and a period style.

Antique Oak Fireplaces

Antique oak fireplaces conjure images of inviting country houses with a crackling open fire, a place to welcome guests and family members. Antique oak fireplace mantels bring to mind a rustic country interior, with a substantial focal point and an inviting open fire. They have been a focus of domestic life for centuries. Oak fireplaces mantels range from the earliest of inglenooks to the rustic charm of the arts and crafts movement.

Antique Pine Mantels

Pine fireplace mantels were used widely in the 18th century, and perhaps most famously by the renowned Architect Robert Adam. The most highly sought after of antique pine mantels are almost certainly those that can be attributed to Adam, or those which closely resemble his iconic neoclassical designs with gesso decoration. These antique pine fireplaces were often painted so as to resemble their more expensive marble counterparts or to suit the colour scheme of the room. Antique pine mantels are very rarely found in their original paint, so can be left bare, or painted to a desired finish.

Antique Wood Fireplaces

Wooden fire surrounds are easy to look after, as they can be treated much like antique wooden furniture. We often buy chimneypieces that have been worn and damaged with time, and in our workshops we can restore them to their former glory. Antique wood fireplaces are often carved from rare and beautiful woods that are hard to source today. To buy antique is a more environmentally friendly way to source pieces for the home as buying an antique means that new trees don’t need to be felled and you avoid the risk of purchasing unethically sourced wood.
If you would like any advice on what wooden fireplace to select for your home, do not hesitate to contact us.

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