A beautiful, tall and elegant walnut wood antique trumeau fireplace surround. A most stunning and grand piece.The overmantel, beneath the breakfront pediment, is centred by a finely carved deep sea dragon amidst swirling sea fronds and a sea serpent above which can be seen a prominent grotesque mask. The fire surround, with further swirling fronds and sea dragons on the frieze, is supported on plain jambs fronted by free standing, boldly carved male and female terms, beneath acanthus and cabuchon carvings, standing on pediments above tall stepped foot blocks. French circa 1870.
Shown here with andirons SNo 12527 not included in the price.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600