1 Large Fine Traditional Architectural Georgian Robert Adam's Style Fireplace Surround.
A definitive in the Georgian style fireplace, ideally suited to drawing rooms, living rooms and dining rooms country or town houses. Adorned with fine recessed fluting 2 double column uprights to the front.
Featuring a breakfront mantel and impressive garlands of roses with detailing.
Having a white painted finish.
Robert Adam born 1728 died 1792 was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer.
In 1754, he left for Rome, spending nearly five years on the continent studying architecture under Charles-Louis Clérisseau and Giovanni Battista Piranesi.
On his return to Britain he established a practice in London, where he was joined by his younger brother James.
Here he developed the "Adam Style" The Adam brothers were the first to advocate an integrated style for architecture and interiors, with walls, ceilings, fireplaces, furniture, fixtures, fittings and carpets.
All being designed by the Adams as a single uniform scheme. Commonly and mistakenly known as "Adams Style," the proper term for this style of architecture and furniture is the "Style of the Adam Brothers.
It came from out a rather large country home in Shropshire.
Heavy item 20kg approx weight.
With a metal side bracket on each side.
Offered in overall fine used condition.
Having various noticeable scuffs, scratches, stains, paint flaking, cracking & wear commensurate with usage & age.
It will need sanding and repainting in places.
Circa late 20th century.
Made from mahogany veneer wood front with moulded chipboard back panel.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approx
46" High (117cm)
53.93" Wide (137cm)
9.05" Length depth of mantle top at thickest point (23cm)