Antique Louis XVI Fireplace Mantel in Bleu Fleuri Marble
A 19th century fireplace in quality Bleu Fleuri marble. The stop fluted jambs surmounted by square fielded corner blocks and side returns with original brass circular vents intact. The panelled frieze with circular moulding to centre all beneath a stepped and moulded shelf. A very well proportioned surround. This striking marble was chosen by Napoleon I for the surround in his bedroom at the Chateau of Compiegne.
Opening sizes 80.5cm H x 83cm W.