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Antique Carved Oak Fire Surround By Gueret Freres

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30040

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2019

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Item Description

This fire surround was made by the cabinet-making firm Guéret Frères. The firm was founded in 1853 and continued in production until the end of the 19th century. From 1855 onward it exhibited regularly at the great international exhibitions and often won medals. They exhibited at the International Exhibitions of 1855, 1867 and 1878 specialising in all types of furniture in the traditional Louis XV and XVI styles. A finely carved cabinet by Guerét Fréres is in the permanent collection of the V&A, London (W. 17-1980).

Guéret Frères based their designs on revivals of 18th-century and earlier styles. The decoration of this fireplace follows the Louis XV style

Several of their drawings are kept in the permanent collection of the Musee des Arts decoratifs, Paris.

Stamped to the rear; GUERET FRES 246 RUE DE LAFAYETTE PARIS

Additional Dimensions:

Opening  Height 94 cm

Opening Width 110.5 cm

Width between outside of foot blocks 162.5 cm

Item Info

Seller

UK HERITAGE

Seller Location

Herefordshire, Worcestershire

Period

19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Herefordshire, Worcestershire

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)1981 541155

+44 (0)778 6916288

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