This is a unique French carved limestone mantel out of Tours, Region of France. The earliest known mantel piece is the one in the Kings House in Southampton. It was carved in the 12th century and is a classic example of splendid old masters craftsmanship. These mantels were very simple in style but had an elegant look. It was only in the latter part of the 17th century that bolder and molding styles were introduced. Anitque French Limestone Fireplace Mantels have gained alot of popularity today. The measurements are: Overall - 54"W x 13 1/2"D x 50 1/4"T. Box Opening - 40"W x 42 1/2"T.
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