A large and imposing Louis XVI chimneypiece in Belgian Black Marble the Frieze and endblocks carved in Red Languedoc Marble, together with its original brass insert. The stepped moulded shelf rests above the wide ornately carved frieze centred by a female mask flanked either side by scrolling leaf and rosette detail. The endblocks bear large and bold garlanded female masks above grand stop fluted console jambs raised on stepped footblocks.
French, circa 1810.
Link to: Antique French chimneypieces inc. Louis XVI, French Empire fireplace mantels.