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An Unusual & Heavily Carved English, Louis XV Style Chimneypiece in White Marble

A good early 19th century, English, William IV, statuary marble fireplace in the French 18th century Louis XV style. The thick serpentine shelf and frieze is decorated with a large bunch of summer flowers carved in the English manner and style, the jambs with Rocaille work, C-scrolls and shell motifs copying the French taste. Circa 1830.

Height 49¾in (126.4cm) width 64½in (163.8cm)
Internal height 37⅜–41½in (95–105.5cm) width 43⅛in (109.3cm)
Depth 13¼in (33.7cm)