"Païva with malachite inlays" is a custom-made marble fireplace with gilded bronze ornaments of a quite exceptional and rare model. The frieze, both legs, top and sides are inlaid with malachite, a highly sought after gemstone for its high ornamental qualities.
Louis XV style, this fireplace is adorned with decorative bronzes of great chiseling quality. The center shell from which escape flowering branches is made out of gilded bronze, as are the acanthus leaves on the jambs.
This fireplace comes with a cast iron insert decorated with shells and plant foliage.
We combine state of the art technology with a genuine in-depth knowledge from some of the most experienced master marbriers, artisans and sculptors. The sculptures are entirely hand-made, in keeping with traditions from past centuries and the French “bien faire”.
We specifically select marbles from quarries in France and Italy, take extreme care during production, and employ skilled artisans to hand make the fireplace mantels. These are the three ingredients which make every fireplace mantel built in our workshops a unique piece of work.
We put all our expertise at your service in order to make a fireplace mantel according to your individual requirements; various options are available so that your fireplace mantel perfectly matches your interior design.
A fireplace mantel made according to your ideal size, and the option of using a rare marble... Maison & Maison allows you to create a custom-made fireplace mantel, made to order.