A tall and unique Gothic Revival oak fireplace mantel together with the original Kilkenny Black Marble curved fender. The high stepped shelf has a central podium flanked by two demi lune podium undercarved with foliate detail beneath which is a castellated border centred by a keystone with a plain shield. The deeply carved foliate spandrels frame the arched opening with its English Marble ingrounds. The tall oak jambs, with small ebonised columns, are supported on sturdy double footblocks. English, circa 1850.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600