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Chimneypiece

Chimneypiece

  • Date:

    1730-1750 (made)

  • Museum number:

    129:1-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Chimneypiece, English 18th century

Carved pinewood; the framework is decorated with egg and tongue and astragal mouldings. At either end of the frieze, which is broken into two panels, is a bracket, carved with acanthus foliage. The mantel-shelf in the form of a cornice is carved with a band of leaf ornament.

Date

1730-1750 (made)

Dimensions

Height: 152.4 cm, Width: 152.4 cm

Object history note

Bought for £7

Returned from loan in June 1995

Materials

Pinewood

Techniques

Carving

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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