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Co Laois, William IV, Bardiglio Imperiale Marble, Monumental Chimney Piece

 

Co Laois, William IV, Bardiglio Imperiale Marble, Monumental Chimney Piece.

In Original Condition

From the Mazza and Carrara district of Tuscany in Italy, Bardiglio marble is a compact, aphanitic lithotype, with a beautiful and elegant grey background, characterized by very thin dark grey veins running parallel to one another, that could also be, depending on the quarry and block of provenance, light grey or whitish in colour.  

Bardiglio marble is an easy limestone to work with, of medium hardness that if fitted both for interior applications and interior designs as marble floorings, facings, columns, decorations and decorative objects. The finishes that best enhance Bardiglio’s beauty are polishing, brushing, honing and sanding.

Small quantities of Bardiglio marble were imported to Ireland from 1700 onward. Due to the high cost of the imported marble only the finest Irish marble carvers were commissioned to produce pieces of outstanding quality.

Mantle Length.      6′ 4”.    1930mm

Mantle Depth        1′.           300mm

Overall Height.      4′ 4”.    1320mm

I.D Width.               4′.         1220mm

I.D Height.             3′ 7”      1100mm          

SY 11281.        € 8500 + Vat

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Extremely Rare Example of an 18th Century, Laois Limestone, Chimney Piece

 

Important example of the finest, 18th Century, Irish limestone craftsmanship. Understated in it’s simplicity, beautifully formed and finished. The eye catching white flecks amplify the aesthetic.

Mantle Length    65.5”,       1670mm

Mantle Height    54.5”.        1385mm

Ope ID                  41”,          1040mm

Ope Height         43.5”.        1100mm

Pillar Width.        10”.            260mm

SY11169   Price € 25,000

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IRISH, Regency, Bardiglio Imperiale Marble, Monumental Fireplace with Period Brass Insert

Regency Period (1811- 1820)

Bardiglio Imperiale, Monumental Chimney Piece.

Reeded half pilaster with plain central plaque.

Carved in Ireland.

()From the Mazza and Carrara district of Tuscany in Italy, Bardiglio marble is a compact, aphanitic lithotype, with a beautiful and elegant grey background, characterized by very thin dark grey veins running parallel to one another, that could also be, depending by the quarry and block of provenience, light grey or whitish in colour.  

Bardiglio marble is an easy limestone to work with, of medium hardness that if fitted both for interior applications and interior designs as marble floorings, facings, columns, decorations and decorative objects. The finishes that best enhance Bardiglio’s beauty are polishing, brushing, honing and sanded.

Small quantities of Bardiglio marble were imported to Ireland from 1700 onward. Due to the high cost of the imported marble only the finest Irish marble carvers were commissioned to produce pieces of outstanding quality.

Measurements

Mantle Length.             6’ 4’’      1930mm

Mantle Depth.                   8’’        200mm

Overall Height.            4’ 5’’.      1350mm

I.D Width.                     4’ 1’’.      1245mm

I.D Height.                   3’ 7’’.      1100mm

Pillar Width                       9’’.       230mm

SORRC.   € 18,500 + vat


 

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Early 19th Century, Monumental Pine & Gesso Chimney Piece

Wonderful example of  a Pine and Gesso Chimney piece. Classical columns and capitals with an intricately carved centre frieze.

Measurements

Mantle length.     6′ 9”   2070mm

Mantle Depth.     1′           300mm

Ope width            4′ 6”    1380mm

Ope height.         4′ 1”     1250mm

Pillar                         8”      200mm

SY 9610     € 4,250