Early Victorian fireplace inserts have broad arched fire openings but with much more ornate decoration around the fireplace opening than earlier Georgian style fireplace inserts.
Fireplace inserts have to be slightly larger than the opening of the surrounding mantel.
A richly decorated horseshoe arch fireplace insert with acanthus leaf ogees splaying the base. The curved upper part of the arch is also covered in leaf decoration and is capped by a shell cartouche.
The large grate makes it suitable for burning sizeable logs.
£400 polished highlights
An ornate semi circular arch with block feet and Roccoco scroll work around the fireplace openng and with a Central cartouche.
The cast iron fireback, bars and ash cover are also highly decorated.
£310 polished highlights