This Louis XV Rococo piece is extraordinarily dimensional with crisp, precise detailing. Acanthus and tendril leaves flow serenely from the central cartouche on the frieze area, crowned with a heavy serpentine shelf. Typical shell motifs combine with bluebells, reeds, and acanthus to overlay the deep curvaceous pilaster profiling. The overmantel is crowned with a central ovum cartouche detail surrounded by acanthus and hanging swags. Absolutely grand in scale, this mantelpiece is well proportioned even at overall heights considerably greater than the twelve feet shown. A fine example of Tartaruga’s exceptional sculpting capabilities.

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Dimensions: W 82″ x H 55″

FIREBOX: W 58 1/4″ x H 40″

Adjustable in width and height