Memorable Sales

AN IMPORTANT IRISH GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE

An outstanding Irish 18th century mahogany side table,the rectangular top with a moulded lip above a shaped frieze carved with scrolling acanthus and rosettes centered by a scallop shell,the conforming shaped aprons to each side with carved rosettes, standing on acanthus carved cabriole legs terminating in square paw feet.

AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF IRISH GEORGE II MIRRORS

A fine and rare pair of Irish 18th century giltwood mirrors, attributed to Francis and John Booker, Essex Bridge, Dublin, with their original rectangular plates, the cresting centered by floral carved plumes above architectural ruins flanked by birds, the boarders carved with trailing leafs, flowers and stalagmites with C-scrolls, the pierced aprons with rocks and C-scrolls centered by a basket with carved leafs and flowers.

AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE - CABINET

An Irish 18th century mahogany secretaire-cabinet, the scrolling broken pediment cresting carved with rosettes and surmounted by an eagle with outstretched wings,above a pair of mirrored doors enclosing three plain adjustable shelves, above two drawers, the baize lined secretaire-drawer enclosing a fitted interior,above a kneehole with a drawer and three recessed graduated drawers, flanked by three graduated drawers to either side, on bracket feet.

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.