An important early French Napoleonic Empire Sienna marble fireplace

An important early French Napoleonic Empire Sienna marble fireplace
An important early French Napoleonic Empire Sienna marble fireplace
An important early French Napoleonic Empire Sienna marble fireplace
An important early French Napoleonic Empire Sienna marble fireplace
An important early French Napoleonic Empire Sienna marble fireplace

A very important 19th century (Circa 1820) French Empire Sienna marble fireplace with elaborate ormolu enrichments to frieze and jambs. The fluted columns are surmounted by ormolu Corinthian capitals supporting shelf with egg and dart detail. In the opening there are the original cast iron interiors with the Napoleonic emblem of bees with which the Emperor is traditionally associated. Originally from the French embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The retail price of this item is £150,000 + VAT, however, all sensible offers will be considered.

Stock No: 2886      Offers Invited
Shelf Width:2040 mm   |   80 ⅜"
Overall Height:1170 mm   |   46 ⅛"
Opening Height:865 mm   |   34"
Opening Width:1450 mm   |   57 ⅛"
Depth Of Shelf:510 mm   |   20 ⅛"

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