Fireplace surround: sunburst motif

 
Fireplace surround: sunburst motif
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  • Title :     Fireplace surround: sunburst motif
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     87.748.17.1
  • Country:     Great Britain
  • Date:     circa 1875
  • Dimensions:     Inches 60-3/4 91-3/4 13, Centimeters 154.3 233.0 33.0
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Interior Design
  • Subject:     Furniture/Furniture Design , Interior Decoration , Figurative , Floral
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.748.17.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Interior Design
Description:
Hand-carved and gilded walnut or mahogany fireplace surround composed of seven carved and gilded sunburst motif panels and seven rectangular beveled edge mirrors inset below mantel; pair of upright sections, each carved and gilded with a classically dressed female figure and pair of panels containing flowers and leaves; one side has sunflowers, oak leaves and acorns, ivy leaves and other side has holly berries with leaves and roses.