Luxury Design, Past & Present
An unusual Louis XVI style fireplace in Carrara marble, a masculine piece in design and stature. The jambs supported on large foot blocks, scrolled at top and bottom with carved Guilloche to centre. The corner blocks of square patarae. A centre tablet of ribbon tied foliage drapery, flanked either side by panels with carved Guilloche. The interior slips of carved Contre Coeur panels. All beneath a shaped and moulded shelf. French 19th century.