A mantelpiece, or chimney piece, decorated with sprigs of berries.
mantelpiece definition by Webster's New World
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the projecting shelf of a mantel, or this shelf and the side elements framing the fireplace in front
mantelpiece definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Chiefly Eastern & Southern U.S.