This antique, French fireplace is crafted with a curving mantel with canted corners, on curved pilaster jambs and block feet. The ogee frieze displays a carved asymmetrical shell (rocaille) and foliate design at the center, a traditional design motif of the 18th century Rococo style.
DATE c. 1750
DIMENSIONS Width 56.5 Depth 12.5 Height 46 in. Firebox: Width 45.5 Height 39.5 in.
CONDITION Note: chip (mantel shelf edge).