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