A beautiful example of a French chimneypiece from the Rococo period: around 1750. It displays the sinuous lines that characterise the movement of Rococo design. Manufactured in white marble, the execution of this chimneypiece with its free form carving is a test of the carver’s art.
|overall size||56 3/8″ (1430mm) W x 43 7/8″ (1113mm) H|
|opening||40 3/8″ (1025mm) W x 35 1/2″ (900mm) H|
|shelf||59 3/4″ (1515mm) L x 15 3/4″ (400mm) D|
|depth of jamb||14″ (356mm)|
|height of footblock||5 1/4″ (133mm)|