Antique Fireplace/Mantels

Antique fireplace installations are a truly special way to accentuate the focal point of your favorite room, where family gathers and where you entertain in style. An antique fireplace mantel is a sure way to create an unforgettable setting for the special events in your life!  Antique fireplace accessories also personalize your decor and make it uniquely yours.  Inessa Stewart’s Antiques Wholesale Antique Furniture Stores!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Antique Wall Shelf ~ Mantel

Antique Wall Shelf ~ Mantel will make a timeless choice to finish out your interior decor.  Hand-crafted from solid oak, it features a tailored surface not quite 6" deep supported on each end by corbels carved with acanthus plumes.Circa early 1900sMeasures 20.5H x 73W x 6D

19th Century Gilded & Painted French Louis XVI...

19th Century Gilded & Painted French Louis XVI Firescreen with Tapestry was designed to provide an attractive cover for the fireplace during the summer months, as well as provide a shield from radiant heat that was perhaps too intense for those sitting closest to a blazing fire during the winter months.  This example features a light and airy design,...
$1,480
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Antique Walnut Louis XVI Firescreen with Needlepoint

Antique Walnut Louis XVI Firescreen with needlepoint tapestry features a carved walnut framework with elaborate neoclassical motifs such as the torch and quiver of arrows, a wreath of flowers, egg & dart and even ostrich plume finials!  The framework is a work of art unto itself, but the tapestry clearly shows the talents of skilled artists, with...

19th Century French Neoclassical Louis XVI Wall...

19th Century French Neoclassical Louis XVI Wall Decoration with Marble Inset and Carved Bacchus is an amazing work of the sculptor's art!  Created from old-growth oak, it features incredible relief and three dimensionality, starting with the striking visage of Bacchus centered on the arched crown above.  Egg & dart trim emanates out from the bust of...
$3,480
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Pair 19th Century Wrought Iron & Brass Andirons

Pair 19th Century Wrought Iron & Brass Andirons feature a graceful scrolled motif reminiscent of a treble clef, accented with rosettes.  Brass round finials top off the work.  Such andirons served to visually enhance the fireplace which was such a central focus of attention, especially to northern Europeans, but not always the most attractive part of...

19th Century French Louis XIV Bronze Fireplace Fender Set

19th Century French Louis XIV Bronze Fireplace Fender Set is the perfect way to put a finishing touch on your decor!  Cast in solid bronze, it features motifs of two urns on pedestals to front your andirons, and a fender that joins the two that fits into a sliding opening and adjusts width-wise from 38.5" wide all the way out to 54" wide!  The detail is...
$1,280
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19th Century Octagonal Dutch Brazier ~ Outdoor Cooker

19th Century Octagonal Dutch Brazier ~ Outdoor Cooker is a wonderful invention that allows one to use hot coals to warm up or cook items outdoors while enjoying fresh air and sunshine, or the nighttime stars!  The wooden hearth is eight sided, and crafted from walnut to both appear attractive as well as provide an insulated barrier surrounding the brass...
$1,680
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Antique 19th Century Louis XVI French Rouge and...

Exceptional Antique 19th Century Louis XVI French Rouge and Carrara Marble Fireplace Mantel. Beautifully veined marble fireplace mantel creates a focal point in any room. Clean, tailored contours allow this piece to complement virtually any decor, while the lovely rouge hue of the stone brilliantly harmonizes with the glow of the fire within. Hand-carved,...
$6,900
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Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Bronze...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Bronze Andirons will make an exceptional finishing touch to your hearth!  Cast in solid bronze, each features a variety of classical motifs that remain truly timeless after three millennia.  Most prominent is the egg finials set upon a lotus blossom atop each corner.  The body of the andirons in between each...
$1,980
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19th Century Copper Coal Scuttle with Scoop

19th Century Copper Coal Scuttle with Scoop is an exceptional artifact from a bygone era, when hand-made items were the rule, not the exception!  Crafted by a talented metalsmith from solid copper, it features a shape good for both coal or kindling, and includes a metal pocket hidden inside into which one can store the original hand-crafted scoop.  Fleur...

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque was designed to be inset with a masonry wall, surround or framework to add a timeless decorative touch.  Depicting a Greco-Romanesque urn bursting with flowers, it was cast from solid bronze, it is a great choice for a kitchen backsplash, a fireplace surround, a decorative accent anywhere indoors or any...

Antique Italian Walnut Marquetry Neoclassical...

Antique Italian Walnut Marquetry Neoclassical Backsplash Panel is a splendid way to accentuate your counter, mantel or buffet surfaces!  Hand-crafted from fine Italian walnut, it features three lighter colored panels inlaid with satinwood bordering and framed by darker walnut, with an octagonal dark walnut center also outlined in satinwood then inlaid...

Antique Italian Walnut Marquetry Neoclassical...

Antique Italian Walnut Marquetry Neoclassical Backsplash Panel is a splendid way to accentuate your counter, mantel or buffet surfaces!  Hand-crafted from fine Italian walnut, it features three lighter colored panels inlaid with satinwood bordering and framed by darker walnut, with an octagonal dark walnut center also outlined in satinwood then inlaid...

Pair 19th Century English Brass Andirons ~ Bookends

Pair 19th Century English Brass Andirons ~ Bookends feature a timeless Edwardian flair with ball finials, flared and scrolled legs and a scrollwork in solid brass appearing between the front and back posts not only for decoration but serving as a structural reinforcement as well.  Such diminutive andirons were used in small rooms, especially bedrooms,...

Pair 18th Century Wrought Iron Andirons

Pair 18th Century Wrought Iron Andirons were just as functional as they were decorative back in the days before central heating and electric lighting!  Forged and hammered by the local blacksmith, they had little cages on top to set vessels of water or soups to keep them warm, with U-shaped hangers on the front side across which an iron rod would be...

Pair 19th Century Country French Wrought Iron Andirons

Pair 19th Century Country French Wrought Iron Andirons display the obvious talents of the metalsmith who created the set, which includes the connecting bar that has intricate spiraled finial embellishments to match the spiral andirons and finials, which also boast acanthus leaf adornment.  Elegant scrollwork is also indicative of the skill of the...
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Mid-19th Century French Neoclassical Carved Fireplace...

Mid-19th Century French Neoclassical Carved Fireplace Surround is the perfect choice to create a stunning visual focal point in your favorite room!  Standing a majestic seven feet tall, it was designed for a grand scale, and features Neoclassical styling blended with elements that were popular with Louis XIV to create a stately presence.  Multiple corbels...
$4,980
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19th Century Wrought Iron Andiron & Firebox Set

19th Century Wrought Iron Andiron & Firebox Set is a master work of the blacksmith's art, forged from red-hot iron to last several lifetimes!  The intricate scrollwork and foliate motifs are the mark of a true master craftsman!  The firebox is a completely separate unit so is optional to use.  A rosette is centered on the firebox, which is enclosed on...
$1,990
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19th Century Brass Coal Basket

19th Century Brass Coal Basket - today works great as planter as well.Circa 1890sMeasures 19.5H x 14W x 12.5D

Pair 19th Century Library ~ Bookcase Built-In Cabinets

Pair 19th Century Library ~ Bookcase Built-In Cabinets were salvaged from a lovely manoir in Northern France, and were designed to surround built-in bookshelves on top, with a cabinet and drawer built into the wall below, and being a right and left pair to either flank a fireplace or doorway.  Beautifully carved cabinet door below is surrounded by a...
$19,000
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Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Bronze Andirons

Pair 19th Century French Bronze Louis XVI Style Andirons were cast in the classic manner revived during the reign of King Louis XVI to return the court to a manner consistent with the timeless ancient Greek & Roman architectures of centuries past.  The symbolism includes the torchere, signifying the light that is shed upon the monarchy, the archer's...

French Pair of 18th Century Wrought Iron Andirons

French Pair of 18th Century Wrought Iron Andiron were forged from red-hot iron and include baskets for holding vessels or candles when the fireplace is not in use. Circa 1750s. Each measures 23.5H x 11W x 22D

Antique Cast Iron Fireback, Circa 1870.

Handsome Hunt Style French Fireback with deer, horn and oakleaf relief design. Originally used behind the fireplace to protect the masonry and reflect the heat into the room, Antique Cast Iron Firebacks like this example are now used as decorative elements, especially would look fabulous in the kitchen behind cooktops! Circa 1870.Measures 19.5H x 17W
$591   $985
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18th Century Cast Iron Fireback

SALE!  50% OFF! 18th Century Cast Iron Fireback Circa 1770s Measures 21.5H x 21.5W
$448   $895
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19th Century French Neoclassical Painted Wall Shelf ~...

19th Century French Neoclassical Painted Wall Shelf ~ Mantel is an astounding display of timeless style rendered by master sculptors to create a seminal decorative accent that can serve as either a shelf or atop the fireplace to provide a finishing touch to your mantel and hearth.  Rendered in meticulous detail from top to bottom, it features bold urn...

19th Century Cast Iron Fireback

19th Century Cast Iron Fireback came from a stove, and was originally bolted to the back side.  The embossed design depicts two cherubs playing instruments while a third directs the "orchestra", all nestled in scrolled foliates.  Cast from solid iron, it was literally designed to last for centuries!Circa 1880sMeasures 22H x 20W x 1/2D

19th Century French Louis XIV Wrought Iron Firescreen

19th Century French Louis XIV Wrought Iron Firescreen represents untold hours of laboriously forging red hot iron into intricate shapes to produce a wonderfully artistic yet truly functional work of art!  Designed to protect the very face of a fire box, it has been fitted with a pair of cradles for water kettles to keep warm water at hand during the...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XIV Hand-Carved Pilasters

Pair 19th Century French Louis XIV Hand-Carved Pilasters are a magnificent example of the wood sculptor's art!  Crafted to depict large scale corbels, each was rendered from massive blocks of sycamore, and features a rich walnut stain that enhances the amazing hand-carved detail in abundance from the top to the base.  Bold scrollworks appear at the top...

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque was designed to be inset with a masonry wall, surround or framework to add a timeless decorative touch.  This example features a subtly curved facade creating an intriguing three dimensional effect.  The casting depicts a timeless Baroque motif including shell, cross hatching, fine scrolled bordering and...

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque was designed to be inset with a masonry wall, surround or framework to add a timeless decorative touch.  Depicting the Lord and Lady of the manoir, the two cameos are framed in laurel wreaths set in diamond shaped frames, with intricate demilune embossing adding to the visual effect.  Cast from solid...

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque

19th Century Cast Bronze Decorative Masonry Plaque was designed to be inset with a masonry wall, surround or framework to add a timeless decorative touch.  Depicting the Lord and Lady of the manoir, the two cameos are framed in laurel wreaths set in diamond shaped frames, with intricate demilune embossing adding to the visual effect.  Cast from solid...

Antique French Wrought Iron Folding Fire Screen

Antique French Wrought Iron Folding Fire Screen is an elegant way to dress up your hearth!  The classic arched center section features artistically rendered scrollwork in a variety of forms centered with a forged fleur de lys.  Two side panels are hinged to allow flexibility of size and the ability to free stand by itself.  The scrollwork on the side...

18th Century Hand-Forged Fireplace Andiron Set

18th Century Hand-Forged Fireplace Andiron Set is a truly unusual find!  We speculate from experience that it was either produced for the actual maker's purposes, or custom ordered for a particular client because of the unique features we've not seen combined before.  At first glance, one notices that the andirons are identical except for the treatment of...