Memorable Sales

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT 18TH CENTURY IRISH MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE

The rectangular top with gadrooned edge above a freize with berried laurel swags,bearing birds,flower heads and wheat centred by a boldly carved lions mask with flowing mane,supported on acanthus leaf-carved cabriole legs,to paw feet with scrolled leaf-carved ankles,the sides with flower heads centred by a scallop shell.

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT 18TH CENTURY IRISH MIRROR BY FRANCIS AND JOHN BOOKER, DUBLIN

The egg and dart moulded triangular divided pediment with a central acanthus carved urn with oak leafs above a fluted freize with an elaborate acanthus carved centre panel the mirror plate surrounded by two bands flanked by fluted columns with corinthian capitals above two smaller mirror panels with fish scale carved corbels. With fragment of original label on the reverse. Irish Circa 1760 Provenance Mr Henry St George Smith, Piperstown House, Fieldstown, Monsterboice, Drogheda, Co Louth

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.