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.
Link to a section showing full range of similar/related neo-classical chimneypieces
Listed Price: £16,800 ( + vat in EU zone )