French 19th Century Marble Mantel with Gilded Bronze Mounts

Item Number: 568x

This beautiful French 19th century Louis XVI mantel features pristinely gilded bronze mounts with ribbons and a floral design. The mounts contrast quite well against the marble’s light hues of grey and red. The curvature of the piece combined with the movement in the bronze work is not only indicative of the Louis XVI period, but also balanced and striking.

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19th Century French Louis XV Bronze Chenets

Item Number: 387x

This magnificent pair of French Louis XV bronze chenets (andirons) date back to the 19th century. They feature patinated bronze putti, also known as cherubs, that rest on beautiful and immaculately cast bronze d’ore. The cherubs represent art and literature as one holds a hammer and chisel and the other a book. These would make a magnificent addition to any fireplace.

Price: $15,000 for the pair view item

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French Early 19th Century Renaissance Revival Oak Mantel

Item Number: 3721

This early 19th century Renaissance mantel is made of immaculately and heavily carved oak. The piece features a large head in the center with a carved string of flowers draping to the sides, held up by two beautifully detailed full figures on each side. A lyre, violin, and sheet music is featured on the left panel, and a shield on swords rest on the right panel. A patterned carving frames the fireplace, resting below the contoured mantel shelf. 59" wide x 18 1/2" deep x 46" tall; opening 34" tall x 35 1/2" wide

Price: $9,000 view item

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French Louis XVI Mantel with Rare “Vert d’Estours” Marble

Item Number: 429x

This 19th Century French Louis XVI mantel features fantastic “Vert d’Estours” marble, a rare marble seldom found today, especially in the form of a mantel. The marble has a clear tint, being veined in green on a white background, note the diagonal movement in the veining throughout the piece, seen best in the above shot. The piece features straight vertical line carvings on each of the two side panels, and straight horizontal line carvings on the apron below the marble shelf. Its simple design allows the eye to focus on the beauty of the rare and unique marble. 44 ½” tall x 8 ½” deep x 53” wide Opening: 37 ½”wide x 37 ¼”tall

Price: $8,500 view item

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French 19th Century Louis XVI White Carrara Marble Mantel

Item Number: 6794

This extremely large French Louis XVI white marble mantel features an apron embellished with a fantastic square marguerite on each end, and dates back to the 18th century. The contoured shelf has an old, beautiful gothic edge. The pilaster on either side, supporting the apron, is adorned with three flutes carved into the marble, in a restrained Louis XVI manner.  The simple details combine with the classic white marble to produce a classically beautiful 18th century mantel. 81" long x 18" deep x 51" tall; Inside: 63" wide x 42" tall

Price: $35,000 view item

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French 19th Century Transition (Louis XV – Louis XVI) Marble Mantel

Item Number: 193x

This beautiful Transition style mantel of salmon marble dates back to the 19th century. The piece combines Louis XV and Louis XVI elements to feature a beautifully contoured shelf on a classic Louis XV apron. The front and sides are gracefully carved, producing a well balanced piece which highlights the naturally beautiful striations in the marble.  44 1/2" wide x 14" deep x 40 1/2" tall Inside: 30" wide x 33 1/2" tall

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Pair of 19th Century Transition Carrara Marble Mantels

Item Number: 184x

This pair of French, 19th century Louis XV – XVI Transition white marble mantels feature contour shelves on classic Louis XV apron with carved front and sides. The subtle blue-grey striations of the marble are interspersed with deep blue markings to offer a lovely sense of depth in the French antique pair.  48" wide x 13 1/2" deep x 40 1/2" tall Inside: 35" wide x 34" tall

Price: $25,000 pair view item

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French 18th Century Louis XV Mantel made of Polished Rose Stone

Item Number: 6085

This delightful  Louis XV mantel is constructed of velvety polished rose stone with two unusually deep sides that set in the wall. The French antique piece dates back to the 18th century, crica 1760, and features a classic Louis XV carving seen in the curving shell motif at center. 58" wide x 25" deep x 45" tall; Shelf: 11 1/2" deep; Opening: 47" wide x 37" tall

Price: $36,500 view item

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French 19th Century Louis XV Marble Mantel

Item Number: 6778

This fantastic Louis XV mantel features beautifully carved white marble and dates back to the 19th century. The piece is charged with details; note the shell motif at center with outreaching acanthus leaves below, the heavily curved apron indicative of the period’s style, the countered top shelf, and the scroll work at the top and base of the feet. The mantel combines delicate details with a weighted presence, culminating in a beautifully balanced piece that’s poised to bring a fantastic French element to any home.

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Beautifully Unique Louis XVI Mantel, French 18th Century

Item Number: 6653

This gorgeous Louis XVI mosaic marble mantel features a white marble shelf, white apron, and white marble side panels inlaid with different marble in geometric shapes. The French antique piece is incredibly well preserved with origins dating back to the 18th century. This mantel is meant to be mounted flush on the wall, framing the fire box.

Price: $25,000 view item

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