In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- There are a number of fine Irish chimney pieces including one in carved pine, George III (estimate €9,000 - €12,000) and a Regency pair in white marble.
- An arch leads to a second reception room with a brick chimney piece, beyond which the small kitchen features maple units and a blue mosaic tiled splashback.
- The London map- and printseller John Garrett in his 1679 catalogue described a map of the world in four sheets on linen and rollers with views on the side as ‘a fit ornament for a chimney piece.’
- As well as the four bedrooms, there is a living area with a granite chimney piece stretching to the ceiling and an open grate.
- For example, one of the chimney pieces incorporates elements from Plate 64 in William Kent's Designs of Inigo Jones.
- He is best known for, and indeed gave his name to, a kind of grisaille which gives the illusion of a marble relief, often over a door or chimney piece.
- The Websters established their marble works nearby, using the canal to ship in foreign marble and export heavy goods such as elaborately carved chimney pieces.
- In 1561, for example, he acquired a copy of the recently published Livre de perspective by Jean Cousin and the chimney piece in the Great Hall at Burghley is derived from Serlio's L' architettura.
- The newly-installed chimney piece in Prince William's university digs - a large country house just outside St Andrews - is the ultimate stamp of approval for the small Borders firm of Thistle & Rose.
- Melan followed his gaze and made her way to the chimney piece.
- Features include pitch-pine flooring, timber fireplaces in two bedrooms and a sandstone chimney piece in the living room.
- A large bay window provides wonderful sea views while a white marble chimney piece is another attractive feature of the drawing room.
- His Chinese collection was housed at his home, Fonthill, in a specially designed room in which the chimney piece and fittings were entirely made of ebony inlaid with ivory.
- At its centre is a fireplace encased within a brick chimney piece.
- After leaving the stairwell and statue, guests entered the principal drawing room, where, above the chimney piece, Wellington chose to hang a portrait of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.
- A tipsy mouse did pop from the chimney piece to collect a sticky crumb.
- Standard features include fitted kitchens, feature chimney pieces in living rooms, gas-fired central heating, video intercom system, lifts and timber decked balconies and patios.
- A few ornaments lay upon the chimney piece, which was formed from layers of pristine, white marble.
- Corbusier wrote, ‘I thought of the cowboy in the Wild West, smoking his pipe, his feet in the air higher than his head against the chimney piece.’
- A number of period features remain intact including cornicing, chimney pieces and Georgian marble mantelpieces.
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