Fireplace and Mantel From Upstairs Room, The White House
On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
Overall height: 46 3/4 inches
Length of mantel: 72 inches
Length of frame around hearth 75 inches
Depth varies 11 1/4 to 12 3/4 inches along scalloped front edge of mantel (show scale)
Gift of the Commission on Renovation of the Executive Mansion, The White House
From upstairs room, The White House, Washington, D.C. ca. 1850-70. Rococo Revival.
Marble hearth with wood frame, 17 inches deep (wood frame 2 inches wide). Opening is a series of oval frames, with bracket leaf ornament at top center. Off-white marble with dark veins; polished and black-painted brass.
Fireplace and Mantel From Upstairs Room, The White House, ca. 1850-1870. Marble, brass, Overall height: 46 3/4 inches. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Commission on Renovation of the Executive Mansion, The White House, 51.113. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , Civil_War_dressing_room_yr1967_installation_48.207.270_42.4_51.113_53.219_45.140_53.183.3_53.47_52.120_40.930.58_53.20.2_45.25.2_SL1.jpg)
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