Chimneypieces | French, Louis XVI, Empire | Stock No: 8892

A Small Louis XVI Breche Violette Fireplace

Stock No.8892

A chic Louis XVI fireplace mantel carved in Breche Violette Marble with applied ormolu mounts in the manner of Pierre Gouthiere (1732-1813) who was appointed ciseliste, doreur, bronze chaser and gilder by Aux Menus Plaisirs du Roi, Palais de Versailles in France. The shelf is set above an inset frieze applied with a scrolling foliate mount with flanking ormolu paterae on the endblocks above the jambs which are fronted by a pair of beautiful finely tapering stop fluted columns, each in the form of a stylised quiver of arrows resting on elegant footblocks. Image before the re-instatement of the ormolu on the right hand column.
French, late 19th century.

Shown here but not included are chenets SNo 14433.


Listed Price: £24,600 (+VAT where applicable)

Width Height Depth
External 55 12"
141 cms
47 14"
120.2 cms
12 38"
31.5 cms
Internal 34 58"
88 cms
35 1316"
91 cms

Link to: Antique English Regency chimneypieces inc. Louis XVI, French Empire and George IV fireplace mantels.

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