anglo-irish neoclassical antique fireplace

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A late 18th century, Anglo Irish, Neoclassical antique fireplace in white statuary marble, circa 1780. The frieze centred with a protruding centre tablet delicately carved with a lidded urn with scrolling handles surrounded by scrolling foliage and flower heads, this is flanked by finger fluted panels. The end blockings decorated with sprays of foliage within inverted heart shaped scrolls, upheld by the tapering pilaster jambs which rest on the foot blocks, the opening framed with astragal mouldings.

External Height 55 in (139.7cm) Width 73 1/2 in (186.6cm)
Internal Height 41 3/4 in (106cm) Width 50 1/2 in (128cm)
Depth 9 1/2 in (24.2cm)