situated above a mantelpiece.
an ornament or panel situated above a mantelpiece.

1880–85; over- + mantel

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overmantel (ˈəʊvəˌmæntəl)
an ornamental shelf over a mantelpiece, often with a mirror

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Example sentences
In the southern pavilion there is an arched marble fireplace which retains its large gold-framed overmantel mirror.
Ghosts of crossettes that are similar to those which survive upstairs are visible on the overmantel.
The oak mantel has a beveled mirror in the overmantel.
The overmantel is a later addition, but the rich cornice is similar to the exterior one.
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