• Focal Point - The Nicholas Gif auction at Christies

    Sale 5975

    Focal Point - The Nicholas Gifford-Mead Collection of Chimneypieces & Ornament

    29 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    AN IRISH LATE GEORGE III BLACK MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE

    CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    AN IRISH LATE GEORGE III BLACK MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE
    CIRCA 1810
    The frieze with a central tablet of draped urn, flanked by blockings with floral paterae, above outset column jambs with Ionic capitals
    57½ in. (146 cm.) high; 75½ in. (191.8 cm.) wide; 4¼ in. (11 cm.) deep; the opening 42¾ in. (108.5 cm.) x 47¼ in. (120 cm.)


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