6 March 2003
A WHITE MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE
The rectangular shelf on two pairs of Doric columns at each side, around a moulded aperture, on pedestal bases
41½ in. (105.5 cm.) high; 73¾ in. (187.5 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep
Aperture: 30 in. (76 cm.) high; 34¼ in. (88 cm.) wide
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's New York, 26-27 January 2000, lot 338.
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The chimneypiece, with its paired and plinth-supported Doric columns is designed in the robust early 19th century antique manner popularised by publications such as Thomas Hope's Household Furniture and Interior Decoration, 1807.
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