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Architectural Traditional Georgian Robert Adam's Style Wood Fireplace Surround
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- 1 Large Fine Traditional Architectural Reclaimed 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.
- The private seller advised he had it fitted originally from new in the late 1990's.
- Heavy item 20kg approx weight. With a metal side bracket on each side.
- Condition report.
- Offered in overall fine used condition.
- Having various noticeable scuffs, scratches, stains, flaking, cracking & wear commensurate with usage & age.
- It will need repainting in places.
- No hearth.
- Circa late 20th century 1990's.
- Made from carved mahogany wood front with moulded chipboard back panel
- We do have a picture taken by the previous owner which shows the fire surround before he painted it white showing the mahogany wood underneath so you can clearly see the before and after.
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- Cash upon collection is welcome.
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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)
34.25" Inner height of fire surround (87cm)
35.83" Inner width between columns (91cm)
7.09" Length depth of the bottom column 18cm