George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance
George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance

George II Period Mid-18th Century Irish Mahogany Bureau with Provenance

c. 1740 Ireland

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The beautifully fitted interior with secret compartments, herringbone inlay and classical column marquetry to the drawer and door fronts. The fall front, supported by lopers with their original ring pull handles, above two short and three long graduated drawers, all retaining their original handles escutcheons and locks, standing on its original bracket feet. Of unusual construction, note the inset panel sides and rounded corners and feet. An interior drawer retaining an original brass plaque inscribed "Earl of Shannon"
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Henry Boyle 1st Earl of Shannon, 1682-1764 Irish chancellor of the Exchequer and Speaker. Country Estate and Seat Castlemartyr, County Cork. The original Castle takes its name from, and was built by The Knights Templar in 1210. In 1578 it was awarded to Sir Walter Raleigh. Then acquired buy 1st Earl of Cork, ancestor to 1st Earl of Shannon.
Dimensions
Height 44.00 inch (111.76 cm)
Width 39.00 inch (99.06 cm)
Depth 21.00 inch (53.34 cm)
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An interior drawer retaining an original brass plaque inscribed "Earl of Shannon"
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