A Rare and Important 18th Century Irish Mahogany Architects Cabinet,
The swan neck cornice, mounted with carved Irish rosettes, outside a central
carved eagle, above two mirror doors, concealing a fitted interior,
resting on a pull out base, fitted for writing with an adjustable drawing slide.
Above a fully carved frieze, with a central scallop shell flanked by flowing acanthus
and carved eagles, resting on scallop shell carved cabriole legs, with lions paw feet.
Irish, Dublin, Circa 1760
Height: 7ft 8inches, 239cm
Width: 3ft 8inches, 103cm
Depth: 3ft, 90cm
Footnote, for a similar cabinet, See Irish Furniture book by The Knight of Glynn & James Peel, page 75 figure 90.
Sold at Christies A Knight in Ireland sale.