This fine antique, Louis XIV style fireplace was finely hand carved in sea green (vert de mer) marble with white striation, this chimneypiece features a small mantel surmounting a concave frieze that displays stout fluting.
Louis XIV style
Jules Cantini (French, 1826-1916). Cantini was a famous sculptor and marble worker in the late 19th and early 20th century in his Marseille studio.
Inset bronze medallion: Jules Cantini, Marseille.
Late 19th century
Width 58 Depth 14 Height 53 inches
Firebox: Width 44 Height 36 inches