French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround
French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround
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French Directoire Pierre de Bourgogne Limestone Fireplace Surround

DETAILS
From the Dijon in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of France, this antique fireplace features a straight mantel surmounting a frieze with one long, horizontal reserve, flanked by foliate corner blocks, that top the fluted and reeded jambs. It is crafted in pale pink, smooth mottled Pierre de Bourgogne stone which resembles marble.
PERIOD
Directoire (1795-99) | Late 18th century
DATE
Circa 1795
DIMENSIONS
Width 53 Depth 15.5 Height 40.5 inches
Firebox: Width 43 Height 33 inches
CONDITION
Note: the finish is dry now but can be cleaned and polished with wax. We have a block of the same stone that could be used by a restorer to repair the chipped areas.
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