A rich antique French sandstone fireplace with trumeau
A rich antique sandstone Louis XV fireplace. A French limestone mantelpiece with its original trumeau. One of the three fireplaces of a rectory in Bar le Duc, ± 1750.
The cloak has straight and a nicely cut center cartouche. On the trumeau in vertical lines left and right decorations cut out with, C-scrolls and flowers. The cloak has very light traces of black paint, which was applied as usual in the period after the death of a king.
fireplace: height ± 116 cm, width 169 cm, depth ± 80 cm
opening: height ± 93 cm, width ± 132 cm
trumeau: height ± 200 cm, width ± 144 cm