An Edward Pugin Gothic Revival Caen Stone antique fireplace surround. The fine rose red breccia marble shelf and carved undershelf are flanked by projecting faceted endblocks. Beneath the shelf are deeply carved foliate spandrels flanking the pointed arched opening. The wide jambs are fronted by cippolino marble columns, with foliate capitals and statuary marble bases typically of E Pugin's work. The whole fireplace is raised on large faceted footblocks. English, circa 1860.
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