Medium: Marble, brass
Dimensions: Overall height: 46 3/4 inches Length of mantel: 72 inches Length of frame around hearth 75 inches Depth varies 11 1/4 to 12 3/4 inches along scalloped front edge of mantel
Museum Location: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
Accession Number: 51.113
Catalogue Description: From upstairs room, The White House, Washington, D.C. ca. 1850-70. Rococo Revival. Marble hearth with wood frame, 17 inches deep (wood frame 2 inches wide). Opening is a series of oval frames, with bracket leaf ornament at top center. Off-white marble with dark veins; polished and black-painted brass.