A large, rare and splendid English antique Rococo Revival, polished cast iron chimneypiece, complemented with later glorious Greek Cippolino Marino green and ivory swirling veined marble shelf, ingrounds and footblocks. The latter cut from an original plinth from the Elgin Parthenon marbles display at the British Museum in the Duveen Gallery before its relocation in the present gallery. The chimneypiece with the foundry mark: James Yates, Rotherham, Yorkshire, No. 12306, dated December 14th 1843
Link to: Antique Rococo Chimneypieces inc Louis XV English Scottish Chippendale Rococo fireplace mantels.