1997/820 Berks County, Penn. area Mantel c.1810-1820

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To a Berks County, Pennsylvania area farmhouse mantel of the c. 1810-1820 period. The mantel shelf is richly developed with mouldings including knife-edge section. The mantel shelf has two projections which agree with two end tablets applied to the frieze. Two belt courses cross the frieze which also form capitals for moulded formed pilasters which are footed on plinths.The mantel has been hand cleaned of all old paint buildup, woodwork repairs have been made as necessary and a rich hand rubbed patina finish applied. Should you wish to paint the mantel, use a soft cloth with turpentine to remove any wax from the surface of the mantel prior to painting.
This mantle should be installed by your mechanic in accordance with all local fire and building codes.

Length of Shelf: 59", Length of Body: 59", Length of Opening: 37.5"
Height of Opening: 36", Height Overall: 52.5", Depth of Shelf: 5.75"

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Reference #:
705
Quantity
1
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Furniture & Furnishings
Department
Antiques
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