A compact but imposing Georgian Specimen Marble fireplace mantel in white Statuary, Verde Antico and Convent Siena marbles. The breakfront shelf sits above the frieze with Verde Antico green marble fluted panels centred by a boldly veined Covent Siena marble central plaque supported on a Siena marble underfrieze resting on simple jambs.
English,late 18th century.
Notes: The three Sienna marble elements are of distinctly different types in colouring, veining and figuring.
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