Code 213-3 18th Century Louis XV Walnut Wood Mantel
This Period Louis XV walnut wood mantel has an "arbalete" , or bow front silhouette to its front frieze. The top is over a conforming body and has an overhang of an inch on all sides. The back center has a rectangular cutout for the chimney. There are motifs of a central stylized shell and raffle leaf acanthus on the front. The mantel's ornamentation has raised frontal panels to either side of the motifs with shaped and elongated c-scrolls at the bottom of the frieze. The canted corners have a rocaille shell near the top with asymmetrical narrow panels beneath. The paneled sides are horizontal and vertical with the left side having a small panel at the bottom for perhaps modern day electricity.
This rare period Louis XV mantel constructed of beautiful French walnut will be an asset to any home.
Condition: Old restorations to sides and top; minor rubs and nick to wood.
H=44, L=68 3/4, D=24 7/8, Opening=47 3/4 x 34 1/2
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