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A well drawn, 18th century, Louis XVI period, provincial French stone fireplace

An antique 18th century, French Louis XVI period, provincial stone fireplace. The simple rectangular moulded shelf above a frieze centred with a band of half-filled finger flutes. This is flanked by inset fielded panels terminating in end blocks carved with sunflower heads. The pilaster jambs are decorated with a band of tapering flutes above oblong fielded panels echoing those on the frieze.

Height 44 3/4 in (113.6cm) width 59 in (149.8cm)
Internal height 35 1/8 in (89.2cm) width 45 in (114.3cm)
Shelf depth 10 in (25.4cm)