A tall antique carved oak fireplace surround & overmantel in the Jacobean style. The surround with fluted corinthian column jambs and a cushioned mantel shelf, the overmantel with two quartered panels separated by three pilaster Aztec style figures with stylised floral headdresses. The upper frieze, flanked by grotesque masks, is centred by a plain shield surrounded by scrolling leaf & figural carved decoration.
English mid 19th century incorporating 17th century and 18th century carved elements.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600