Description & Technical information

An Irish George III white statuary and brocatello marble chimneypiece attributed to George and Hill Darley.  George and Hill Darley were Dublin stone-cutters. The two brothers, partners in a long established family business that lasted from the 1660s until well into the 19th century, were responsible for a number of designs for chimneypieces, some of which are preserved in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. The west front of Trinity College Dublin was built by the Darley family.

Date:  1785
Period:  George III, 1750-1850
Origin:  Irish
Medium: Marble
Dimensions: 158.5 x 200 x 18 cm (62³/₈ x 78³/₄ x 7¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Germany.