Stunning Late Victorian quartersawn oak full mantel in the Massive Mode, featuring a chunky rope twist faced and shelf with an upper rectangular beveled mirror. Beveled glass door cabinets supported on elaborate turnings flank the mirror and the piece is topped by an impressive crest with a symmetrical arrangement of foliate curls, ferns, and fruit. Oak leaves and rising sun fan carvings also decorate the piece. Sold AS IS. The price restored, with stain and finish is $7750.
Width: 70-1/4", Height: 99", Projection: 17-3/4"
Opening Width: 41-3/4", Opening Height: 35-3/4"
America, circa: 1895