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Why is a Fireplace so Romantic?

Why is a Fireplace so Romantic?

Why is a Fireplace so Romantic?There's something really romantic about a real fire but why is this the case? We take a look at why we associate those...

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In The Fire Light -  Art Nouveau Andirons (FD074)

In The Fire Light - Art Nouveau Andirons (FD074)

What is the purpose of andirons, firedogs and fireplace grates? It is possible to light a fire on the floor of the fireplace. For thousands of...

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In The Fire Light - Bronzing (3891)

In The Fire Light - Bronzing (3891)

This is a striking Regency style fireplace in white marble with fine quality bronze detailing. The frieze with bronze female mask and ribbons with...

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In The Fire Light - Empire Siena Marble (2886)

In The Fire Light - Empire Siena Marble (2886)

This is a very important 19th century (Circa 1820) French Empire Siena marble fireplace with elaborate ormolu enrichments to frieze and jambs. The...

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In The Fire Light - Cast Stone (4252)

In The Fire Light - Cast Stone (4252)

This is an impressive and unusual cast stone fireplace. The jambs with half round columns, surmounted by carved corbels. The semi-circular frieze...

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In The Fire Light - Italian Bardiglio Marble (4206)

In The Fire Light - Italian Bardiglio Marble (4206)

This is a large and impressive carved fireplace in grey Bardiglio marble. The panelled jambs surmounted by end blocks featuring carved grapes and...

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In The Fire Light - Renaissance Carving (3756)

In The Fire Light - Renaissance Carving (3756)

This is an example of a very rare, 19th century carved stone Renaissance fireplace. The bracketed jambs with crouching lions, ionic capitals, carved...

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In The Fire Light - Kachelofen (4300)

In The Fire Light - Kachelofen (4300)

This is an example of a large and impressive "Kachelofen" (ceramic stove) from the 19th century. The shaped feet surmounted by substantial burning...

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In The Fire Light - Siena Marble (2333)

In The Fire Light - Siena Marble (2333)

This is a very important English 18th century (circa 1760) Statuary and Siena marble fireplace with highly detailed carved centre tablet of classical...

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In The Fire Light - Art Nouveau Coal Buckets

In The Fire Light - Art Nouveau Coal Buckets

This is an unusual English antique coal box. This antique coal box/scuttle is made in steel and dates from around 1900. The coal box is very well...

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Choosing Your Perfect Cottagecore Fireplace

Choosing Your Perfect Cottagecore Fireplace

Choosing Your Perfect Cottagecore Fireplace Cottagecore is a design trend that's crept up on us over the last couple of years. With its emphasis...

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In The Fire Light: Connemara Marble

In The Fire Light: Connemara Marble

This fine quality 19th century George II style English marble fireplace in Statuary and Rare Connemara marble. The jambs with Connemara green marble...

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In The Fire Light: Statuary Marble

In The Fire Light: Statuary Marble

This is an exceptionally carved late Regency Statuary marble fireplace. The arched frieze with carved cartouche to the centre is flanked by scrolled...

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In The Fire Light: Coade Stone

In The Fire Light: Coade Stone

This is a rare and beautiful Coadestone fireplace, circa 1790 is from Capesthorne in Cheshire. After a fire and rebuilding, the fireplace was taken...

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In The Fire Light: Kilkenny Marble

In The Fire Light: Kilkenny Marble

This is an English Regency marble fireplace in black Kilkenny marble. The reeded jambs surmounted by plain frieze with accompanying reeded...

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In The Fire Light: Eastern Influence

In The Fire Light: Eastern Influence

This is an architectural timber fireplace with Eastern influence. The jambs and frieze with Chinese symbols throughout, the plinths and centre block...

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In The Fire Light: Chinoiserie

In The Fire Light: Chinoiserie

This is a good quality Art Deco 'Chinoiserie' painted timber fireplace. The stepped frieze and jambs are adorned with finely painted Chinese...

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In The Fire Light: Adam's Style

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...

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