Memorable Sales

AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY COFFER ON STAND

An Irish 18th century mahogany blanket chest on stand,the moulded rectangular lift top with original carrying handles above a long drawer, the carved stand with scrolling gadrooning, flower heads and acanthus centered by a stylized lion mask bearing prominent teeth, on cabriole legs headed by acanthus and with hairy paw feet.

AN IMPORTANT IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SOFA

A rare and important Irish 18th century two seater sofa, the upholstered back and drop in seat with out scrolled acanthus carved arms terminating in winged beasts, the apron with carved scallop shells on eight legs joined by a flat stretcher, the front four cabriole legs with scallop shells with trailing acanthus to the knees and terminating in paw feet with carved hocks.

A SUPERB GEORGE IV MARBLE SPECIMEN TABLE

A superb George 1V marble specimen table containing many semi precious marbles such as Malachite, Jasper, Egyptian Porphyry, Sienna, Porto and Breccia Africano. The top resting on an exceptional rosewood base carved with rolling acanthus on bronze feet, the base was made for the top shortly after it was acquired on The Grand Tour, and is probably by Mack Williams & Gibton.

AN UNUSUAL LARGE IRISH GEORGE III GILTWOOD PEIR GLASS

A large and impressive 18th century Irish carved gilt-wood pier glass, the rectangular plate with a pierced surround of plaster s-scrolls and foliage, with icicles and scroll bracket supporting ho ho birds.