An Incarnate Red Turquin Marble Louis XV Provincial Style Fireplace Mantel
An 18th century provincial fireplace in the Louis XV manner in wonderfully varigated incarnate red turquin marble. The cantered jambs with paneled detail supporting a serpentine frieze with carved cartouche to centre, all beneath a serpentine shelf. This particular marble mined not far from Paris was used in Versailles and widely in antiquity.
Opening size: 101cm W x 88.5cm H.