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Regency

N229

An exceptional, intricately carved, Statuary and Sienna, Regency chimneypiece

A very fine Regency period chimneypiece in statuary marble, decorated with the Bacchic iconography. The breakfront moulded shelf above a running frieze bearing carved arabesque vines and bunches of grapes, centred by an oval tablet with a supine Bacchic maiden. The legs with further finely carved vines, capped by stylised Corinthian capitals, the whole on square plinth footblocks. Carved in Italy for the English market.

Height 43in (122cm) width 65⅓in (166cm)
Internal height 36½in (92.8cm) width 43in (109.5cm)
Footblock to footblock 61¼in (155.5cm)
Depth 13¾in (34.5cm)