A very tall imposing antique walnut trumeau chimneypiece together with the original cast iron back plate and accompanying side panels. The trumeau has a large carved central salamander set beneath a high pediment. The fireplace surround, with a rectangular opening and a wide gadrooned frieze centred by acanthus carving, is supported by two large free standing balustered columns resting on plinths above large footblocks. The original central cast iron back panel is centred by another salamander amidst the flames and the twin side panels are embellished with a display of bees.
French, late 19th century.
Listed Price: £24,000 ( + vat in EU zone )
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600