London, South Kensington
3 December 2014
AN ENGLISH STATUARY AND FLEUR DE PECHE MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE
OF GEORGE III STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The frieze with central tablet carved in relief with Bacchus and his panther flanked by urn-capped jambs
54 in. (137.2 cm.) high; 68 in. (172.7 cm.) wide; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) deep; the opening -- 41 ¼ in. (104.8 cm.) high; 42 ½ in. (108 cm.) wide
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A related tablet, with Bacchus holding a thyrus instead of a ewer, embellished the library chimneypiece of Newton Park House, Co. Dublin (Christie's sale on the premises Newton Park House, 20 September, 1976, lot 159).
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