French & Italian Fireplaces

The French fireplace displays an unmistakably different architectural form from that of its English counterpart with its exuberant curves and lavish decoration it is instantly recognisable.

We supply and install the complete range of Chesneys fireplaces, including their surrounds, register grates, wood & multi-fuel stoves, gas stoves and electric fire baskets.

Chesneys Deauville

A Louis XVI design in white marble with fielded panels framed by finely carved pearl beading to the frieze and corner blocks, the latter sitting above stop fluted console jambs.

Chesneys Fiorenza

The Fiorenza is a copy of a Renaissance stone chimney piece. It displays delicate carved detail to the pilasters and frieze and a generously proportioned mantel shelf.

Chesneys Fontainebleau

A French style marble chimneypiece of 18th century design having carved rosettes on the corner blocks above console jambs headed by Acanthus leaf carvings and incorporating carved wreath and trailing foliage to the frieze.

Chesneys La Rochelle

A new addition to Chesneys French Collection, La Rochelle displays delicate carved detail beneath a serpentine shelf.

Chesneys Limoges

A handsome example of an en trumeau cheminee from the reign of Louis XIII, incorporating a bolection mould framing the fire chamber, with an oval medallion flanked by ionic pilasters within the overmantel.

Chesneys Marseilles

An 18th century Provincial French design of simple form with console jambs, plain frieze and generous mantel shelf.

Chesneys Navarre

An English chimneypiece that copies the French style whilst retaining the taller proportions typical of an English chimneypiece.

Chesneys Pompadour

A small French style marble chimneypiece of 18th century design having moulded panels to the frieze and jambs beneath a serpentine shelf.

Chesneys Provencale

A serpentine fronted chimneypiece of the Louis XV period with carved central cartouche.

Chesneys Regence

A beautiful example of a French chimneypiece from the Rococo period: around 1750.

Chesneys Sorbonne

The Sorbonne is a graceful and understated design from the era of Louis XV.

Chesneys Versailles

Sensuous curves and shapely mouldings characterise the Versailles fireplace.

Chesneys Vicenza

A stone chimneypiece of Italianate design and impressive proportions with elegant console jambs and a generous mantel shelf.



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