A Fleur De Peche Marble Mantel
late 19th century
A FLEUR DE PECHE MARBLE MANTEL (French, late 19th century) from the workshop of Jules Allard and Sons, installed in Alva Vanderbilt’s bedroom on the second floor of Marble House. A large gilt bronze shell design is at the center of the fireplace opening. The mantel is flanked on either side by bronze dore figures of women holding candelabras (PSNC.113.1-.2).
Gift of the Estate of Mr. Frederick H. Prince, 1963.
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