This smaller size original fireplace mantel comes from the greater Manchester, and was likely made around 1850.
It is presently in an unfinished condition, but arrived to us with a lot of coats of paint through the ages. the original (first ) coat was of a pale green .
The mantel is very basic, and was fixed to the wall using large hand-made nails that were just driven through the tops of the legs of the mantel then the holes filled.
The mantel has no rebate and would have probably been fitted along with a cast iron arched insert.
A Late Victorian slate mantel c1890 of generous proportions. It features a moulded shelf and interesting open brackets.
There are inverted obelisks extending down the legs to the feet which are are topped off with well executed mouldings.
This is currently on display in our showroom with a classic combination of a copper canopy on legs and slabbed tile panels.
A grey mid-victorian (around 1860) sandstone mantel of simple construction with a textured finish.
It has a plain square shelf over a simple frieze and legs which end in block feet.
Its came with an original arched cast iron insert which is currently undergoing restoration.
A late Victorian / Edwardian mantel in Pine and Deal with elongated curved jambs ending in moulded block feet.
It has a full length square shelf under a fielded panel and a moulded mantelpiece