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At Bonds Service: Fireplaces on Film

At Bonds Service: Fireplaces on Film

As big Bond fans, we were delighted when Eon Productions asked us to lend them some fireplace accessories for the latest 007 film, Spectre. Were...

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Classical Elegance: The Bolection Fireplace in Italian Marble

Classical Elegance: The Bolection Fireplace in Italian Marble

In February 2010, Thornhill Galleries appeared in the "Copy That" feature of House & Garden magazine, which offers readers tips on how to...

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A Taste of Antiquity: 19th Century Parisian Chimneypiece

A Taste of Antiquity: 19th Century Parisian Chimneypiece

Thornhill Galleries has just acquired a simple yet elegant early 19th century Parisian fireplace. Originally from a hotel in the French capital, this...

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The Effect of The Renaissance on Carved Italian Chimneypieces

The Effect of The Renaissance on Carved Italian Chimneypieces

Following the instability of the Middle Ages the Renaissance (literally 'rebirth') marked a transition to a period of intense learning and cultural...

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2014: 300 years since the beginning of the Georgian era

2014: 300 years since the beginning of the Georgian era

2014 marks 300 years since the of the ascension of George I to the British throne initiating the beginning of a historical time frame known as the...

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Small but perfectly formed  fireplaces for modest spaces

Small but perfectly formed fireplaces for modest spaces

We usually focus on the fireplaces in the reception rooms. After all, this is where most people see them, and if you are to have an open fire, this...

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Dark and handsome - dramatic marble antique fireplaces

Dark and handsome - dramatic marble antique fireplaces

We're all used to thinking of marble as a glowing, white stone. When asked to picture marble, most of us probably picture Classical temples,...

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Fireplaces in the workplace

Fireplaces in the workplace

When we say that a fireplace can enhance your space, we're usually talking about your home.  However, a fireplace can work very well in a...

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Our romantic Georgian fireplaces

Our romantic Georgian fireplaces

Along with sharing Champagne by candlelight, the warm, welcoming glow of a real fire is one of the essential ingredients for a romantic Valentine's...

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Antique French fireplaces  from chateau style to vintage chic

Antique French fireplaces from chateau style to vintage chic

Disney's live action remake of Beauty and the Beast is released this month, and we're looking forward to seeing the fabulous château interiors!...

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Robert Adam and his Influence on Antique Fireplaces Today

Robert Adam and his Influence on Antique Fireplaces Today

When looking at the architecture of post-Enlightenment Britain, there is evidence of the influence of certain masters all around us. One key figure...

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18th Century Wood Fireplace in Architectural Digest Feature

18th Century Wood Fireplace in Architectural Digest Feature

This Architectural Digest magazine article featured a late 18th century Georgian wood fireplace supplied by Thornhill Galleries for US based designer...

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Thornhill Galleries collaborate with Piers Bourke at Lapada Art Fair

Thornhill Galleries collaborate with Piers Bourke at Lapada Art Fair

In September 2012 Thornhill Galleries were proud to collaborate with the Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery and contemporary artist Piers Bourke to display...

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Classic yet contemporary: A carved Portland stone bolection chimneypiece

Classic yet contemporary: A carved Portland stone bolection chimneypiece

Thornhill Galleries recently supplied a well carved bolection chimneypiece in Portland stone. This elegant and understated moulded fireplace is...

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A Georgian style white marble fireplace with greek key motif

A Georgian style white marble fireplace with greek key motif

Thornhill Galleries recently supplied an elegant white marble reproduction fireplace. This quality copy of an original Georgian fireplace has...

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King Louis XV of France and his impact on French marble fireplaces

King Louis XV of France and his impact on French marble fireplaces

Following the death of his grandfather Louis XIV of France (aka The Sun King), a young Louis XV was crowned king at the tender age of five.  He...

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An Architectural Bath Stone Bolection Fireplace

An Architectural Bath Stone Bolection Fireplace

Thornhill Galleries is pleased to offer a large and imposing English moulded bolection fireplace in attractive Bath stone. This architectural chimney...

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Queen Anne, and her lasting effect on interior design and antique fireplaces

Queen Anne, and her lasting effect on interior design and antique fireplaces

Queen Anne's reign was dominated by personal tragedy and political turmoil and yet through it all she held considerable power despite being often...

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