Late 1800 French wood carved panel salvaged from Chetwode Mansion in Newport R. Following a fire in 1972 This carving is believed to be 1 of the 4 panels from the music room.
Chetwode, one of the lavish mansions of Newport, RI, once owned by John Jacob Astor III. During the morning of January 29, 1972, a chimney fire spread through the three floors of the villa causing devastating damage. Much of the French paneling and several mantels are known to have been salvaged and are today dispersed between shops, restaurants, and private collections in Newport, Boston, New Jersey, and Paris.Chetwode was demolished in 1973. The carving includes French Love Knots, fruits and nuts. The center male carving is of Mozart It is 63 inches by 32 inches and weighs approximately 51 pounds. The carving is mounted on the panel for display. There are a few imperfections, either missing small pieces, a horizontal crack thru the carved head, or minor chips as seen in the photo with red marking the areas. The item "LATE 1800 GILDED AGE FRENCH WOOD CARVING From NEWPORT, RI" is in sale since Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Carved Figures".1" and is located in Punta Gorda, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.