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Collections > Furniture > Chimneypiece
Chimneypiece in carved and painted wood. The jambs are carved with trails of vine, cider apples and hops, below scrolled consoles and grotesque heads, supporting the mantel-shelf. The frieze is also carved with vine and barrels and a centre plaque shows a Bacchic mask surrounded by vine. The jambs and frieze are outlined by egg and dart with intrusive flowers. The mantel-shelf is edged with plain egg and dart.
From The Old Mansion House, Newcastle.
Size: Height: 167 cm; Width: 278 cm.
Object Type: chimneypiece
Period: George I
Broad Date: Early Georgian
Actual Date: c. 1725
Century: 18th century
Materials: Wood, Paint
Museum Accession Number: FW.50