Carved Marble Corbel
T his marble chimneypiece in white statuary marble, is in the Geeorgian style typical of chimneypieces found in the great Georgian squares of Dublin in early 1800s.
With a deep mantel, carved Icanthus leaf detailing on the corbel, the clean and simple lines make for a very classical and elegant look.
The delicate carved detailing on each corbel is contrasted by the simple lines of the center cushioned frieze, and simple lines on each of the jambs. All rest on carved marble foot blocks. At 54" tall this rather grand fireplace would make a statement in any room.
Typical of the period this chimneypieces the fireplace opening is finished with slate slips, and is presented here with a Regency style brass register grate, the design for which is based on an original grate from Baggot St.
The raised grate features brass reeding detailing, and is suitable for deep fireplaces with larger openings. This or similar brass register grates can be made to order.