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French & Italian Marble Fireplaces

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Thornhill Galleries holds an impressive selection of French and Italian marble fireplaces, dating from 17th century reclaimed fireplaces to fine modern reproductions from original designs. French and Italian marble fireplaces are often more elaborate than their English and Irish counterparts, first seen in French and Italian Renaissance fireplaces of the late middle ages. This cultural movement then influenced the superb baroque antique mantels of the 17th and 18th centuries, with the sumptuous Louis XIV and XV cheminees of the 18th century, until the more restrained and linear Louis XVI and subsequently Directoire styles became prevalent in the mid to late 1700s. French and antique fireplaces were carved in various French and Italian marbles, such as Statuary, Carrara, Pavonazzo, Arabecato, Breche Violette, Bardiglio and Sarrancolin, and were often embellished with metal ‘ormolu’ enrichments.

We have sourced a comprehensive collection of antique French and Italian fireplaces and would be happy to help you select the perfect chimneypiece for your project. If you have any questions about the antique marble fireplaces in our collection, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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  • Stock No. 4286
    + VAT £18,000

    Shelf Width

    1629 mm  |  64 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1210 mm  |  47 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    997 mm  |  39 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1245 mm  |  49  in

    Depth of Shelf

    349 mm  |  13 ¾ in

    Overall Plinths

    1553 mm  |  61 ⅛ in

    Stock No. 4286
     + VAT £18,000

    An impressive Louis XIV style fireplace in Breche Violette marble. The stop fluted and panelled jambs surmounted by arched, panelled frieze. Moulded shelf above. A substantially deep fireplace in an attractive marble. French, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4284
    + VAT £7,950

    Shelf Width

    1349 mm  |  53 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1083 mm  |  42 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    867 mm  |  34 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    943 mm  |  37 ⅛ in

    Depth of Shelf

    365 mm  |  14 ⅜ in

    Stock No. 4284
     + VAT £7,950

    A French Louis XVI style veined Statuary marble fireplace. The stop fluted jambs surmounted by carved swirling paterae. The panelled frieze with moulded shelf above. Circa 1860.

  • Stock No. 4281
    + VAT £5,750

    Shelf Width

    1572 mm  |  61 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1245 mm  |  49  in

    Opening Height

    1003 mm  |  39 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1086 mm  |  42 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    178 mm  |  7  in

    Stock No. 4281
     + VAT £5,750

    A stylish Italian fireplace in Italian Arabescato marble. Moulded frieze and jambs of architectural form. A copy of an original chimneypiece.

  • Stock No. 4274
    + VAT £10,000

    Shelf Width

    1876 mm  |  73 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1260 mm  |  49 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    1022 mm  |  40 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1359 mm  |  53 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    244 mm  |  9 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4274
     + VAT £10,000

    A good quality Italian fireplace in the Baroque manner in striking brown marble with white veining. The shaped frieze with heavy moulding and breakfront shelf above. A substantial piece. Modern.

  • Stock No. 4271
    + VAT £14,000

    Shelf Width

    1454 mm  |  57 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1067 mm  |  42  in

    Opening Height

    857 mm  |  33 ¾ in

    Opening Width

    1064 mm  |  41 ⅞ in

    Depth of Shelf

    324 mm  |  12 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4271
     + VAT £14,000

    A good quality Statuary marble antique fireplace in the Louis XVI manner. The panelled jambs surmounted by carved rosette paterae, the frieze with swags, drapery and foliage to centre block. French, 19th century. (Photo’d prior to full restoration).

  • Stock No. 4265
    + VAT £32,000

    Shelf Width

    1553 mm  |  61 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1118 mm  |  44  in

    Opening Height

    921 mm  |  36 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1092 mm  |  43  in

    Depth of Shelf

    410 mm  |  16 ⅛ in

    Overall Plinths

    1511 mm  |  59 ½ in

    Stock No. 4265
     + VAT £32,000

    A very fine French Louis XV style fireplace in Paonazzo marble. The panelled frieze with carved central cartouche, foliage and shells, flanked by rosette paterae. The jambs with scrolls to base, surmounted by stiff acanthus leaves, foliage and shells. Shaped moulded shelf. Good quality Italian marble. Early 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4255
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1654 mm  |  65 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1086 mm  |  42 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    895 mm  |  35 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1273 mm  |  50 ⅛ in

    Depth of Shelf

    314 mm  |  12 ⅜ in

    Stock No. 4255
     + VAT £8,500

    A very elegant French Louis XVI style fireplace in Arabescato marble. The serpentine frieze with fluting of arcaded design. The fluted jambs of rounded form with square paterae end blockings above. Slight olive tone to the darker veining of the marble. A fine copy of an original piece.

  • Stock No. 4254
    + VAT £10,000

    Shelf Width

    1749 mm  |  68 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1121 mm  |  44 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    851 mm  |  33 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1308 mm  |  51 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    375 mm  |  14 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4254
     + VAT £10,000

    A carved Arabescato marble fireplace in the French Louis XVI style. The jambs with carved acanthus leaves with rope moulding below and carved wreath and toed ribbon above. The panelled frieze with carved foliage and fruit throughout, tied with ribbon to centre. Panelled outground returns to jambs. An attractive marble with grey/olive veining.

  • Stock No. 4249
    + VAT £18,000

    Shelf Width

    1635 mm  |  64 ⅜ in

    Overall Height

    1105 mm  |  43 ½ in

    Opening Height

    921 mm  |  36 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1295 mm  |  51  in

    Depth of Shelf

    311 mm  |  12 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4249
     + VAT £18,000

    A French Provençale Louis XV style fireplace in Breche Violette marble. The carved, shaped jambs surmounted by panelled frieze with carved cartouche to centre. Moulded shelf above. Good quality Breccia marble.

  • Stock No. 4246
    + VAT £7,500

    Shelf Width

    1537 mm  |  60 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1108 mm  |  43 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    864 mm  |  34  in

    Opening Width

    1089 mm  |  42 ⅞ in

    Depth of Shelf

    219 mm  |  8 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4246
     + VAT £7,500

    A Carrara marble fireplace in the Louis XVI manner. The shaped, stop fluted jambs surmounted by swirling carved paterae. The bowed frieze with matching flutes and moulded shelf above. French, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4244
    + VAT £28,000

    Shelf Width

    1600 mm  |  63  in

    Overall Height

    1175 mm  |  46 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    968 mm  |  38 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    1200 mm  |  47 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    419 mm  |  16 ½ in

    Overall Plinths

    1514 mm  |  59 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4244
     + VAT £28,000

    A striking French Louis XVI style marble fireplace in Belgian Black and Italian Siena marble. The solid, shaped jambs surmounted by arched frieze with inlaid Siena panels. Moulded shelf about. Two very fine quality marbles working together to create a stunning piece. 19th century.

     

     

  • Stock No. 4239
    POA

    Shelf Width

    1638 mm  |  64 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1108 mm  |  43 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    841 mm  |  33 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    1165 mm  |  45 ⅞ in

    Depth of Shelf

    375 mm  |  14 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4239
    POA

    An elegant and good quality 19th century (circa 1840) French Louis XVI Statuary marble fireplace, with bowed frieze with guilloche carving. Round paterae above shaped jambs. Shelf length at wall line 62.75″

  • Stock No. 4238
    POA

    Shelf Width

    1521 mm  |  59 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1226 mm  |  48 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    953 mm  |  37 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1026 mm  |  40 ⅜ in

    Depth of Shelf

    346 mm  |  13 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4238
    POA

    An unusually high mid 19th century French Louis XVI style fireplace in Carrara marble. The delicately carved shaped frieze with floral guilloche pattern, oval patera to centre and swirling end blockings. The jambs with carved scroll to base and central rope moulding surmounted by scrolled acanthus leaves.

  • Stock No. 4236
    + VAT £14,000

    Shelf Width

    1626 mm  |  64  in

    Overall Height

    1270 mm  |  50  in

    Opening Height

    1010 mm  |  39 ¾ in

    Opening Width

    1114 mm  |  43 ⅞ in

    Depth of Shelf

    400 mm  |  15 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4236
     + VAT £14,000

    An unusually high French marble fireplace in the Louis XVI manner. The shaped jambs surmounted by carved square paterae, the bowed frieze with stop-flutes throughout. Shaped moulded shelf above. A veined marble from the Greek island of Skyros. French, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4222
    Sold

    Shelf Width

    1562 mm  |  61 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1130 mm  |  44 ½ in

    Opening Height

    911 mm  |  35 ⅞ in

    Opening Width

    1086 mm  |  42 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    451 mm  |  17 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4222
    Sold

    A good quality French Louis XV style Arabescato marble antique fireplace. The frieze with carved cartouche to centre, the jambs with carved shells, bell flowers and scrolls. Shaped moulded shelf above. 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4221
    + VAT £7,950

    Shelf Width

    1238 mm  |  48 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1076 mm  |  42 ⅜ in

    Opening Height

    886 mm  |  34 ⅞ in

    Opening Width

    918 mm  |  36 ⅛ in

    Depth of Shelf

    362 mm  |  14 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4221
     + VAT £7,950

    A Carrara marble fireplace in the Louis XVI manner. The shaped jambs with flutes throughout, surmounted by square carved paterae. Panelled frieze, surmounted by plain shelf. A restrained and elegant piece with good proportions for a study or smaller drawing room. French, 19th century.

     

  • Stock No. 4220
    + VAT £14,000

    Shelf Width

    1502 mm  |  59 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1054 mm  |  41 ½ in

    Opening Height

    870 mm  |  34 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1067 mm  |  42  in

    Depth of Shelf

    400 mm  |  15 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4220
     + VAT £14,000

    A French marble fireplace in the Louis XV manner. The shaped jambs with stiff acanthus leaves surmounted by carved bellflowers, scrollwork and foliage. The frieze with cartouche to centre flanked by foliage. Shaped moulded shelf above. French, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4216
    POA

    Shelf Width

    1292 mm  |  50 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1045 mm  |  41 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    883 mm  |  34 ¾ in

    Opening Width

    921 mm  |  36 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    318 mm  |  12 ½ in

    Stock No. 4216
    POA

    A good quality French fireplace in veined Italian Arabescato marble. The jambs with shaped pilasters and stop-flutes to base. The plain frieze surmounted by shaped moulded shelf. 19th century.

     

  • Stock No. 4213
    POA

    Shelf Width

    1559 mm  |  61 ⅜ in

    Overall Height

    1226 mm  |  48 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    956 mm  |  37 ⅝ in

    Opening Width

    1073 mm  |  42 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    425 mm  |  16 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4213
    POA

    A good quality Louis XVI style antique fireplace in Italian Pavonazzo marble. The stop fluted jambs surmounted by carved panels with flowers and tied ribbons. The frieze carved centre panel with scrolled foliage and cartouche to middle, flanked by flutes. Substantial moulded shelf above. An impressive piece. French.

  • Stock No. 4208
    + VAT £7,500

    Shelf Width

    1340 mm  |  52 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    813 mm  |  32  in

    Opening Width

    953 mm  |  37 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    381 mm  |  15  in

    Stock No. 4208
     + VAT £7,500

    A lightly veined Arabescato marble fireplace in the Louis XVI style. The stop-fluted jambs surmounted by panelled frieze with fluted end blocks. Moulded shelf above. French, 19th century. With original decorative cast iron contra coeure insert.

  • Stock No. 4205
    + VAT £12,500

    Shelf Width

    1435 mm  |  56 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1080 mm  |  42 ½ in

    Opening Height

    905 mm  |  35 ⅝ in

    Opening Width

    1041 mm  |  41  in

    Depth of Shelf

    384 mm  |  15 ⅛ in

    Stock No. 4205
     + VAT £12,500

    A 19th century French Louis XV style Carrara marble fireplace. The shaped, panelled jambs surmounted by carved frieze with shell and foliage to centre. Unusual centre carving.  Shaped, moulded shelf. With original cast iron contrecurve interior.

  • Stock No. 4197
    + VAT £16,000

    Shelf Width

    1276 mm  |  50 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1051 mm  |  41 ⅜ in

    Opening Height

    851 mm  |  33 ½ in

    Opening Width

    902 mm  |  35 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    251 mm  |  9 ⅞ in

    Stock No. 4197
     + VAT £16,000

    A charming Louis XVI fireplace in Saint Anne des Pyrenees marble with delicate white carvings. The centre panel with hunting scene of wild boar, dogs, birds and flowers. The jambs and side blocking with finely carved oak leaves and acorns. Carved white beading to side blocks and inner jambs. Late 18th century.

  • Stock No. 4185
    POA

    Shelf Width

    1702 mm  |  67  in

    Overall Height

    1118 mm  |  44  in

    Opening Height

    930 mm  |  36 ⅝ in

    Opening Width

    1302 mm  |  51 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    362 mm  |  14 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4185
    POA

    A period 18th century French, Louis XV fireplace in Breche Violette marble. The scrolled jambs surmounted by carved shells, the panelled frieze with central cartouche. Shaped, moulded shelf above. An impressive, striking piece in an increasingly rare material.

  • Stock No. 4182
    + VAT £7,500

    Shelf Width

    1581 mm  |  62 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1200 mm  |  47 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    905 mm  |  35 ⅝ in

    Opening Width

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    330 mm  |  13  in

    Stock No. 4182
     + VAT £7,500

    A good quality French Louis XVI style fireplace in white marble. The carved frieze with leaves bound by ribbons, the jambs with half rounded columns with delicate carving to flutes, the ingrounds with reeding wrapped in ribbons. The jambs are surmounted by large capitals featuring carved acanthus leaves. Shaped shelf above. A copy of a period piece.

  • Stock No. 4164
    On Reserve

    Shelf Width

    1181 mm  |  46 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1032 mm  |  40 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    860 mm  |  33 ⅞ in

    Opening Width

    826 mm  |  32 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    260 mm  |  10 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4164
    On Reserve

    An attractive French Directoire fireplace in grey Italian Bardiglio marble. The panelled frieze and jambs with matching inlaid white marble diamond panel featuring rosette and foliage. Moulded shelf. A copy of an earlier piece.

  • Stock No. 4161
    + VAT £5,500

    Shelf Width

    1264 mm  |  49 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1067 mm  |  42  in

    Opening Height

    870 mm  |  34 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    940 mm  |  37  in

    Depth of Shelf

    387 mm  |  15 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4161
     + VAT £5,500

    An elegant French Louis XVI style white marble fireplace, with panelled and beaded frieze, tapering half round fluted columns with carved acanthus leaf capitals. A copy of an earlier piece.

  • Stock No. 4159
    + VAT £6,500

    Shelf Width

    1676 mm  |  66  in

    Overall Height

    1140 mm  |  44 ⅞ in

    Opening Height

    946 mm  |  37 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1162 mm  |  45 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    349 mm  |  13 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4159
     + VAT £6,500

    An Napoleon III fireplace of architectural form in Rosso Verona marble. The frieze and jambs with bolection detail and plain returns. Mould shelf above. French, late 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4153
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1556 mm  |  61 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1105 mm  |  43 ½ in

    Opening Height

    911 mm  |  35 ⅞ in

    Opening Width

    1245 mm  |  49  in

    Depth of Shelf

    413 mm  |  16 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4153
     + VAT £8,500

    A French Louis XVI style white marble fireplace, with carved frieze of interlocking leaves, berries and ribbons. The jambs with tapered half round columns with flutes and husks surmounted by capitals of stiff leaf form. The inner moulding with carved waterleaf. Good quality reproduction.

  • Stock No. 4145
    + VAT £11,000

    Shelf Width

    1353 mm  |  53 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    816 mm  |  32 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    924 mm  |  36 ⅜ in

    Depth of Shelf

    346 mm  |  13 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4145
     + VAT £11,000

    An elegant Statuary white marble fireplace in the Louis XVI style. The shaped jambs with carved rope moulding t0 centre, surmounted by carved swirling paterae to end blocks. The panelled frieze with matching patera and fine beading. Moulded shelf. French, 19th century. Good quality marble.

  • Stock No. 4144
    Sold

    Shelf Width

    1546 mm  |  60 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1102 mm  |  43 ⅜ in

    Opening Height

    895 mm  |  35 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    371 mm  |  14 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4144
    Sold

    A richly carved Louis XV style fireplace in white marble. The flowing frieze with carved shell, flowers and foliage, shaped jambs with scroll and shell to top, leading the floral drops and stiff acanthus leaves below. Serpentine shaped shelf. The Rococo influence displayed in the Louis XV style of the early 18th century reflects the reaction against the symmetry and regulation of the Baroque period. A copy of an original antique.

  • Stock No. 4140
    + VAT £20,000

    Shelf Width

    1594 mm  |  62 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1083 mm  |  42 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    838 mm  |  33  in

    Opening Width

    1165 mm  |  45 ⅞ in

    Depth of Shelf

    406 mm  |  16  in

    Stock No. 4140
     + VAT £20,000

    A fine quality Louis XVI style fireplace in Italian Carrara marble. The shaped jambs with carved acanthus leaves and scrollwork, surmounted by carved square paterae. The shaped, frieze with foliage, bellflowers and fine leaf work throughout. Panelled outgrounds. French, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4138
    + VAT £9,500

    Shelf Width

    1451 mm  |  57 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1083 mm  |  42 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    819 mm  |  32 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    994 mm  |  39 ⅛ in

    Depth of Shelf

    387 mm  |  15 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4138
     + VAT £9,500

    A 19th century French Louis XVI style fireplace in Carrara marble. The moulded jambs with attractive acanthus leaves and scrolled returns, the frieze with carved oval paterae, moulded panels and square paterae to side blockings. Breakfront shelf.

  • Stock No. 4137
    + VAT £4,500

    Shelf Width

    1524 mm  |  60  in

    Overall Height

    1127 mm  |  44 ⅜ in

    Opening Height

    937 mm  |  36 ⅞ in

    Opening Width

    1086 mm  |  42 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    321 mm  |  12 ⅝ in

    Stock No. 4137
     + VAT £4,500

    A French Louis XV style fireplace in white marble. The shaped, panelled jambs surmounted by frieze with carved shell and scrolls. Shaped shelf. Modern.

  • Stock No. 4130
    + VAT £4,950

    Shelf Width

    1502 mm  |  59 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1143 mm  |  45  in

    Opening Height

    908 mm  |  35 ¾ in

    Opening Width

    1086 mm  |  42 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    298 mm  |  11 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4130
     + VAT £4,950

    A French Louis XVI style white marble fireplace. The panelled frieze with oval centre patera. Half round tapering columns surmounted by matching fluted blockings, with moulded shelf above. A copy of an earlier piece.

  • Stock No. 4128
    + VAT £11,000

    Shelf Width

    1359 mm  |  53 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1032 mm  |  40 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    848 mm  |  33 ⅜ in

    Opening Width

    908 mm  |  35 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    416 mm  |  16 ⅜ in

    Stock No. 4128
     + VAT £11,000

    A 19th century French Louis XV style fireplace in Carrara marble. The jambs with stiff acanthus leaves to base, surmounted by carved shell and scroll work. The panelled frieze with carved shell to centre, flanked by foliage. Shaped, moulded shelf. Panelled outgrounds.

  • Stock No. 4120
    Sold

    Shelf Width

    1521 mm  |  59 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1089 mm  |  42 ⅞ in

    Opening Height

    918 mm  |  36 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    1041 mm  |  41  in

    Depth of Shelf

    451 mm  |  17 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4120
    Sold

    A good quality copy of an 18th century French transitional Louis XIV/XV marble fireplace. The shaped frieze with cartouche centre with scrolls and leaves, juxtaposed by moulded panels. The shaped jambs with stiff acanthus leaf and scroll bases, surmounted by leaf, shells and filigree blockings.

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