This 19th century - Napoleon III style antique marble mantel is made of a pretty red marble featuring beautiful white veins.
With its thin, molded shelf, its thick lintel that rests on a pair of straight jambs topped by modillons with scrolls, resting themselves on two reversed foliage, this mantle has a beautiful elegance and a design that is very characteristic of the splendour of 19th century Haussmannian apartments. This mantle rests on a foot block and the whole piece is decorated with molded panels.
In general, the Napoleon III style, also known as the Second Empire style, is characterized by a taste for luxury and splendor, sumptuousness, exuberance of forms, a profusion of decorative motifs and eclecticism. Born under the impulse of the Emperor Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie, this style, very popular with the French bourgeoisie from 1860, is inspired and blends the styles of yesteryear: Antiquity, Ancien Régime, Franch and Italian Renaissance, Louis XVI style...
: 104 cm
Width : 120 cm
Depth : 35 cm
- Hearth Opening : L 76 cm x H 82 cm
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