A massive, late-17th century, Italian, walnut, painted fireplace surround

September 19, 2019 8:33 am Published by

The high shelf above a two-tiered cornice with dentil moulding. The frieze carved with flowerheads and ovals with moulded detail below. The sides with acanthus corbels above a repeat of this decoration. An elaborate panel beside with carved putti heads above stylised fruits and scroll feet. The painted decoration in red, green & gilded.
Overall height 172 cm., 657in., Recess height 120 cm.,47 in.
Overall width at widest point 197 cm. 77 ½ in., Recess width 106 cm., 41 ¾ in.,

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