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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19th Century Neoclassical Store Counter ~ Bar with...

19th Century Neoclassical Store Counter ~ Bar with Marble Inserts is a study in the epitome of ancient Greek and Roman architecture with Romanesque arches and fluted pilasters topped with Corinthian corbels surrounding luxuriously veined marble panels.  Note that the three arches across the front are flanked by two sided columns on the corners which also...
$14,900
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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,...

Antique 19th Century Louis XVI French Rouge and...

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, rectilinear...
$6,900
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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...
$1,680
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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 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...
$2,480
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Antique Walnut Louis XVI Firescreen

NOW 50% OFF! Antique Walnut Louis XVI Firescreen with needlepoint tapestry. Measures 42.5H x 23W x 13D Circa 1880.

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 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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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...
$3,980
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19th Century Copper & Brass Kindling Bucket

19th Century Copper & Brass Kindling Bucket makes an attractive piece to keep kindling by the fireplace hearth, or to use as a general purpose bucket, or a rustic vase for flowers and greenery!  Meticulously hand-crafted, one can see the dovetailed seam on one side.  Brass mounts for the brass handle, the brass lid with finials and brass feet contrast...

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 19th Century Louis XVI Gilded Bronze Andiron -...

This fine pair of bronze chenets, 19th century French Louis XVI style cast bronze andiron, fender set was embellished with neoclassical flamed urns adorned, with laurel garland friezes and raised on pierced pedestal bases. Fender Set adjusts up to 45 inches width to accommodate a wide variety of hearths. Crowned with flickering flame finials, these...
$686   $980
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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

19th Century Raised Oak Panel with Stained Glass

19th Century Raised Oak Panel with Stained Glass creates a stylish way to treat a fireplace mantel, add privacy to a window opening, or just provide a decorative accent! Circa 1870s Measures 59.5H x 54W x 10D
$1,700
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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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Pair 19th Century Cast Bronze Andirons

Pair 19th Century Cast Bronze AndironsCirca 1890s
$149   $298
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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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Antique Dutch Gothic Firescreen

Antique Dutch Gothic Firescreen features a beautifully sculpted frame carved from old-growth quarter-sawn oak with six legs adorned with foliates for support.  The fabric on one side has a needlepoint inscription translating roughly to Thanks to God for Keeping the Home Fires Lit.  Such firescreens were not meant to catch sparks, obviously, but were heat...

19th Century French Louis XIV Bronze Andiron ~ Fender Set

19th Century French Louis XIV Bronze Andiron ~ Fender Set boasts amazing detail from the spires of the andirons to the fender itself, which is designed to nestle inside a track on the base of the andirons so that the entire affair can be adjusted in width to accommodate a wide variety of fireplace opening sizes!  Angels' faces appear on each andiron,...

PAIR 19th Century Solid Bronze Andirons - Bookends

PAIR 19th Century Solid Bronze Andirons - Bookends were cast in the Rococo manner championed by King Louis XV.  The elegant naturalistic form of the shell and acanthus plume motifs create the main body of the works, with joyful cherubs in reclining positions for a classic touch.  Originally designed to enhance a small wood- or coal-burning fireplace, the...

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...

Antique French Louis XVI Brass & Bronze Firescreen

Antique French Louis XVI Brass & Bronze Firescreen was designed to make your fireplace attractive throughout the year!  Crafted with a brass framework around fireproof steel mesh, it has been adorned with a cast bronze torchere and carquois de fleche held with ribbon motif suspended on the mesh.  The symbolism represents the power and longevity of the...

19th Century French Louis XVI Bronze Fire Screen

19th Century French Louis XVI Bronze Fire Screen is an amazing work of the metalsmith's art!  The bronze has been hand-cast into sculptures that are numerous and exquisite.  First we have the traditional floral wreath on top which not only provides a suitable crown adornment, but serves as a convenient handle.  The wreath is conjoined to olive branch...

19th Century French Wood Carving

19th Century French Wood Carving is a magnificent work in the revival of the Renaissance, on a grand scale over seven feet wide, all sculpted from solid old-growth white oak.  A double setting of arches flanks the centerpiece, each carved with acanthus plumes.  The centerpiece is an amazing artwork with the beautiful bust of a lady positioned at the...