Two Regency fireplaces and mantelpieces by Unknown Artist

1) of white marble, the shelf supported by four caryatid figures and the frieze carved with a classical relief.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Acquired in:
1932
Presented by:
Jane Clarkson through The Art Fund

Dims 152 x 252 cms, 2) of red griotte marble, ormolu mounts. Dims 132 x 191 cms.

Provenance

From 4 Carlton Gardens ( lived in by Palmeston and Balfour) by J Pennethorne in 1830 but the fireplaces probably from an earlier house.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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