A tall and imposing antique walnut trumeau chimneypiece together with it's original cast iron back plate and accompanying side panels. The large carved salamander on the trumeau is set beneath a high pediment. The fireplace surround, with a rectangular opening and a wide gadrooned frieze centred by acanthus carving, is supported by two large free standing balustered columns resting on plinths above large footblocks. The original central cast iron back panel is centred by another salamander amidst the flames and the twin side panels are embellished with a display of bees.
French, late 19th century.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600