Official Stockist of Chesney's London

En Trumeau Fireplaces

An en trumeau French chimneypiece will enhance the architecture of any room. The term en trumeau describes a decorative panel, mirror, or in this case, the continued section of a chimneypiece that sits on the mantel shelf.

  • The Limoges
    The 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. Shown here in Bianco Avorio Limestone with Morris forged Steel fire basket, Burton andirons and Black Slate hearth and slips.

  • The Montrichard
    The Montrichard

    A late 17th century chimneypiece of simple architectural form from the Loire Valley with bolection moulding and corniced trumeau section with a central domed panel. Shown with the Caxton forged Steel fire basket and Bevan andirons.

  •  The Angers
    The Angers

    An early 18th century cheminee of imposing proportions with tapering inset panels to the jambs and a double cornice to the en trumeau section broken by a domed panel. Shown with the Baird forged Steel fire basket and Faraday andirons.

  • The Blois
    The Blois

    An elegant cheminee dating from the Regence period incorporating attractive carved elements within the cornice and trumeau panel and with a conforming cartouche to the centre of the supporting frieze. Shown with the Morris forged Steel fire basket and Burton andirons.

  • The Venezia
    The Venezia

    A robust Renaissance design with heavy console jambs supporting a frieze of simple architectural form beneath a deep en trumeau section. Shown with the Tyndale forged Steel fire basket and Newton andirons.