A good English George II Palladian fireplace mantle in white statuary marble

After WILLIAM KENT (1685-1748)
After INIGO JONES (worked c.1700-c.1799)

A good English George II Palladian fireplace mantle in white statuary marble

c. 1740 England

Offered by Jamb

£110,000 gbp
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The moulded shelf breaking forward over the jambs with egg and dart and decorated cyma mouldings. The plain frieze inset with a panelled centre tablet framed with foliate moulding matching those on the shelf. The jambs in the form of double scrolled consoles with bead and reel, the volutes with well carved inverted hanging drops of acorn and oak leaves. The opening framed and decorated with egg and dart. The whole raised on foot blocks. With restorations.
Excellent
Of strong, bold design, based on an Inigo Jones / William Kent design with well sculpted crisp mouldings and falling foliate drops. A good and handsome chimney piece with austere grandeur and presence so typical of the English Palladian style. Circa 1740s
Dimensions
Height 1280.00 mm (50.39 inches)
Width 1430.00 mm (56.30 inches)
External Height 1925.00 mm (75.79 inches)
External Width 2685.00 mm (105.71 inches)
External Depth 400.00 mm (15.75 inches)
Stock Code
G218
Medium
Carved Statuary Marble
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