A rare eighteenth century Irish cabinet on chest , behind closed doors, with fielded panels and canted corners all complete with original brass handles and bracket feet, the interior is of exceptional original light oak colour and the brasses retaining their original stunning laquered bright finish , (they have not been repolished or retouched) the outside is of a lovely warm colour and patination. This is a rare piece of Irish oak furniture, made circa 1745/55, this chest was obtained privately from a large Irish country house in county Wexford Ireland & it is believed it has stood in the drawing room since the 1750s. It is an extremely useful & handsome piece of furniture & would grace any room today.
Trading since 1977 we are members of the Irish Antiques Dealers association I.A.D.A. , C.I.N.O.A. & I.O.B.A. We specialise in genuine antiques from the 16thc to the mid 20thc, we do NOT stock reproductions. we are both known worldwide for over 38 years as a book & antique specialists with over ten thousand books & thousands of antiques in stock mostly bought privately , over seventeen hundred books online and slowly growing, we usually have fabulously leather bound sets of books & antiques for the decorator, also we have the biggest selection of old & vintage prints in Ireland with some maps, all mounted & wrapped ready for framing some of these will soon be on the website. Most of our stock is bought privately by invitation from old houses in Ireland and so is all fresh to the market & includes Irish , English & Scottish fine Silver, silver plate, brass, copper, ironwork, early oak & small mahogany furniture, English 18th & 19thc porcelain & ceramics, early lighting, fishing tackle & books on the subject in fact much more than is online so please email or phone us for your requirements firstname.lastname@example.org 00353(0)872339221
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