An Irish George III fireplace mantle c. 1770
An Irish George III fireplace mantle c. 1770

An Irish George III fireplace mantle c. 1770

c. 1770 England

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£32,000 gbp
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An Irish, George 111, chimney piece of neo Classical omit in Statuary and Sienna marbles. Circa 1770.
This Irish 18th Century Chimneypiece originally removed from the Duke of York’s house in Hyde Park Corner after its demolition in the 1960s.
This quintessentially Irish chimneypiece with undecorated tine mouldings; the overscale campana urns dropping below the black marble typical of this Irish style.
The shelf with undecorated mouldings, typical of Irish chimney pieces of this period the frieze with a central tablet carved with a campana shaped lidded urn flanked by linen swags and side panels with finger flutes of Sienna. The pilaster shaped tapering jambs with sienna flutes with circular white roundels inlaid with coloured marbles in a star pattern. These are capped with blockings with lidded urns on typical Irish foliate stands. The whole on foot blocks.
Height 1080.00 mm (42.52 inches)
Width 1105.00 mm (43.50 inches)
External Height 1346.00 mm (52.99 inches)
External Width 1704.00 mm (67.09 inches)
External Depth 150.00 mm (5.91 inches)
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Carved Statuary and Sienna marbles

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