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French & Italian

I86

A 19th Century, probably William IV Breche Violette Marble Chimneypiece

A 19th century antique fireplace, probably William IV Breche Violette marble (a creamy white marble clouded with delicate tones of blue, greys and purples), with heavily moulded shelf, the freize of convex shape with deep vertical fluted mouldings. The jambs of bolection form, the opening with arched header, the whole raised on foot blocks.

Height 66¾in (169.5cm) width 76⅜in (194cm)
Internal height 38in (96.5cm) width 45⅝in (115.8cm)
Footblock to footblock 74in (188cm)