In The Fire Light: Adam's Style

This is a beautiful painted, faux marble wood and gesso fireplace in the Adam style. The jambs with cascading drapery, surmounted by neo-classical urns. The frieze with belldrop swags, tied ribbons and paterae throughout. The breakfront shelf with beading below.

The Adam style is an 18th century neoclassical style of interior design & architecture, as practised by the three Adam brothers from Scotland; of whom Robert Adam (1728-1792) & James Adam (1732-1794) were the most widely known.

The Adam style is identified with: Classical Roman decorative motifs, such as framed medallions, vases, urns and tripods, arabesque vine scrolls, sphinxes, griffins, and dancing nymphs. Flat grotesque panels. Pilasters.

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