Memorable Sales

AN IMPORTANT IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY CABINET

An Important Irish 18th century mahogany cabinet,the swan neck pediment with carved rosettes and trailing acanthus centered by a wonderful carved cartouche above moulded paneled doors with fluted pillars,the interior fitted with adjustable shelfs,the base section with three short and three long graduated drawers flanked by quarter columns, the top centre drawer with baize- lined writing slide opening to reveal a fitted interior beneath,raised on sweeping ogee bracket feet. Note: The shelves in the interior are replacements.

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGIAN IRISH MAHOGANY SILVER TABLES

The dish tops above wavered freize with central scallop shell with wavered sides on carved cabriole legs with scallop shells and acanthus leafs with hairy hocks above paw feet.

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