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Topic: images of fireplace mantels

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Mantel frieze

Mantel frieze

Style of Andrea Bregno (Italian, Osteno 1418–1503 Rome)

Mantel
Mantel
Mantel
Mantel
Mantelpiece

Mantelpiece

Elaborately carved stone fireplaces, often decorated with profile heads inside wreaths, were a key feature of noble dwellings. As the winged helmet of the female figure in the right-hand wreath suggests, these ... more

Chimneypiece (cheminée)

Chimneypiece (cheminée)

This monumental chimneypiece with its high opening and elaborately carved hood bears analogies to the work of the designer and engraver Jean Le Pautre (1618–1682). A prolific and versatile artist who worked for... more

The Toilette of Venus

The Toilette of Venus

By the middle of the eighteenth century, French clockcases were often related to sculpture and to the smaller decorative arts of the period. This clock, with a sculptural group titled the Toilette of Venus, dep... more

Mantel
Two Designs for Mantels in the Adam Style

Two Designs for Mantels in the Adam Style

Anonymous, British, 18th century

Mantel
Mantel clock

Mantel clock

The figure of Pu-tai Ho-shang, a Chinese apostle of the Buddha, is a literal copy made at Chantilly in the 1740s of a blanc de chine model that originated at Tê-hua in the Fukien province of China and was expor... more

Mantel clock

Mantel clock

Clockmaker: Étienne I Le Noir (French, 1675–1739)

Mantel

Mantel

Attributed to John Michael Rysbrack (Flemish, Antwerp 1694–1770 London)

Mantel clock (pendule de chiminée)

Mantel clock (pendule de chiminée)

Laurent Guiard provided the model for the figure titled “Time’s Employment” adorning this clock. The design proved to be among the most popular in eighteenth-century France. One of the most inventive clockmaker... more

Chimneypiece from the Tapestry Room from Croome Court

Chimneypiece from the Tapestry Room from Croome Court

Lancelot "Capability" Brown (1718–1783) was responsible for the plan of the grounds at Croome Court and for the design of the house, which was his first essay in architecture. Parts of the interior were execute... more

Mantel clock

Mantel clock

Thelot's ancestors were French Huguenots who emigrated from Dijon in 1585. He became one of the most celebrated goldsmiths in Augsburg, a city renowned for its metalwork in silver and silver gilt. The reliefs o... more

Chimney piece with images of Adam and Eve

Chimney piece with images of Adam and Eve

Eighteenth-century embroideries wider than they are tall, like this one, were called "chimneypieces" because they were meant to be hung above a parlor mantel, a place of honor. The prominent display of this typ... more

Mantel clock ("Pendule Uranie")

Mantel clock ("Pendule Uranie")

In Jean-André Lepaute’s 1766 price list, this model is listed as Pendule Urania (Muse of Astronomy) and is said to be after a model by the sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon. The scroll in Urania’s hand has symbols f... more

Mantel clock ("Pendule Clio")

Mantel clock ("Pendule Clio")

French eighteenth-century clocks are among the most lavish ever made, requiring the collaboration of clockmakers, bronze founders, gilders, and others. Lepaute worked with the renowned sculptors Clodion, August... more

Musical mantel clock (Pendule avec boîte à musique)

Musical mantel clock (Pendule avec boîte à musique)

Clockmaker: Jean Baptiste Martre (born 1734, working 1770–85)

Mantel

Mantel

This chimneypiece was executed for William, Duke of Gloucester (1743–1805), brother of George III, for the dining room of Gloucester House, London, which became Grosvenor House in 1806 and was demolished in the 1920s.

Chimneypiece

Chimneypiece

Acquired in the late nineteenth century by Baron Frédéric-Jérôme Pichon (1812–1896), the original provenance of this oak paneling is not known. The baron, a well-known Parisian bibliophile and collector, incorp... more

Mantel
Mantel clock

Mantel clock

This imposing clock embodies the marriage of luxury in the decorative arts and timekeeping. The clock illustrates the Triumph of Love over Time, with the young god of Love at the left and Chronos, or Father Tim... more

Mantel clock with Venus and Cupid

Mantel clock with Venus and Cupid

Clockmaker: Renacle-Nicolas Sotiau (1749, master 1782, died 1791)

Mantel clock (pendule de cheminée)

Mantel clock (pendule de cheminée)

Capturing daily life in the French capital on the eve of the Revolution, the playwright Louis-Sébastien Mercier (1740–1814) observed in Tableau de Paris: “Every chimney-piece has its clock; a pity, I think; a d... more

Chimneypiece (cheminée)

Chimneypiece (cheminée)

The model of this imposing Neoclassical chimneypiece, incorporating large figures of female satyrs as supports of the architrave and mantel shelf, was repeated a number of times. Although commissioned for the G... more

Mantel clock with musical movement

Mantel clock with musical movement

This bust of an African princess is one of the most remarkable clocks in the Museum’s collection. The marble plinth contains a musical movement: a tiny pipe organ. On the hour, music would play and the figure’s... more

Mantel from Elias Hasket Derby House, Salem, Massachusetts

Mantel from Elias Hasket Derby House, Salem, Massachusetts

Samuel McIntire (1757–1811) Made in Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Mantel
Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering.

Mantel from Drawing Room of the Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland

Mantel from Drawing Room of the Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland

The architectural elements of the Baltimore Room are from the parlor of a brick row house built for Henry Craig between 1810 and 1811. The parlor was the most important room in Henry Craig's dwelling devoted to... more

Mantel with Wellford Ornament from Beltzhoover House, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Mantel with Wellford Ornament from Beltzhoover House, Carlisle, Pennsy...

Robert Wellford Made in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Mantel with Wellford Ornament from Beltzhoover House, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Mantel with Wellford Ornament from Beltzhoover House, Carlisle, Pennsy...

Robert Wellford Made in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Chimneypiece consisting of three pieces
Mantel

Mantel

Made in Italy

Mantel

Mantel

Imported marble mantels, such as this example once owned by the Hewitt family of New York, were installed in the parlors of some of the most fashionable homes in the city. In 1816 the New Yorker William Bayard,... more

Design for Two Mirrors over Mantels

Design for Two Mirrors over Mantels

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Mantel clock

Mantel clock

Honoré Pons (recorded 1807–50)

Mantel Clock

Mantel Clock

H. Smith Made in North Yorkshire, York, England

Mantel Clock

Mantel Clock

Made in New York, New York, United States

Mantel Clock

Mantel Clock

Terryville Manufacturing Company Made in Terryville, Connecticut, United States

Mantel clock (pendule)

Mantel clock (pendule)

This clock was formerly in the collection of Prince Don Gerolamo Rospigliosi. Clockmaker: Firm of Samuel Marti et Cie, Paris (1870–1890)

[Mantle and fireplace in parlor, Octagon House, Washington, D.C.]

[Mantle and fireplace in parlor, Octagon House, Washington, D.C.]

No. 1083. National Photo Company Collection.

Camouflage - Smoke Screens - New device for creating smoke screens. A number of these stove like devices have been placed in different sections of Paris, France. The device can create a heavy smoke screen which completely mantels the surrounding territory so that certain places cannot possibly be distinguished. The volume of smoke is so dense that a searchlight cannot penetrate it

Camouflage - Smoke Screens - New device for creating smoke screens. A ...

Photographer: International Film Service Camouflage - Smoke Screens

Belmont, dining room mantel

Belmont, dining room mantel

Photograph shows an interior view of a dining room with fireplace, mantel, door, and corner cupboard at Belmont, Virginia.

[Federal Hill, John Keim House, 504 Hanover Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Fireplace and panelled surround]

[Federal Hill, John Keim House, 504 Hanover Street, Fredericksburg, Vi...

Photo shows "Courting and marriage alcove" with fireplace flanked by alcoves, several chairs, a settee and carpets. Today: Extant as a private residence with door and canopy replaced.