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Blue-John Fireplace – 19362

An antique Statuary marble fireplace with semi precious Blue-John inlays

In the late Regency taste, with carved floral corner-blocks at either end of a frieze inlaid with flutes of Blue John. The pilasters moulded and with arched tops.

Circa 1830’s

 

Blue John

Blue John is a semi-precious mineral, a form of fluorite with bands of a purple-blue or yellowish colour. In the UK it is found only at Blue John Cavern and Treak Cliff Cavern at Castleton in Derbyshire. During the 19th century it was mined for its ornamental value.

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Measurements:

Width: 68" (1727mm)

Height: 50.5" (1283mm)

Depth: 7" (178mm)

Internal Measurements:

Width: 42" (1067mm)

Height: 41" (1041mm)

Price: £9,500 (+VAT)

Product Code: 19362

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Blue-John Fireplace – 19362

Blue-John Fireplace – 19362

Product Code: 19362

An antique Statuary marble fireplace with semi precious Blue-John inlays

In the late Regency taste, with carved floral corner-blocks at either end of a frieze inlaid with flutes of Blue John. The pilasters moulded and with arched tops.

Circa 1830’s

 

Blue John

Blue John is a semi-precious mineral, a form of fluorite with bands of a purple-blue or yellowish colour. In the UK it is found only at Blue John Cavern and Treak Cliff Cavern at Castleton in Derbyshire. During the 19th century it was mined for its ornamental value.

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