AN IRISH GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND EBONISED OPEN FOLIO CASE, CIRCA 1825
AN IRISH GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND EBONISED OPEN FOLIO CASE, CIRCA 1825
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KILLADOON HOUSE, PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT IRISH ESTATE

AN IRISH GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND EBONISED OPEN FOLIO CASE, CIRCA 1825

Estimate: 2,500 - 4,000 GBP

KILLADOON HOUSE, PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT IRISH ESTATE

AN IRISH GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND EBONISED OPEN FOLIO CASE, CIRCA 1825

Estimate: 2,500 - 4,000 GBP

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Description

KILLADOON HOUSE, PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT IRISH ESTATE


AN IRISH GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND EBONISED OPEN FOLIO CASE, CIRCA 1825


the pale grey marble top above two deep open shelves between turned columns on a plinth base

141cm. high, 107cm. wide, 66.5cm. deep; 4ft. 7½in., 3ft. 6in., 2ft.¼in.


Condition Report

In good original country house condition. The base with losses to veneers to the left and right hand sides. Otherwise with minor old marks, chips and scratches throughout consistent with age and use. Great scale.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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Provenance

Probably supplied to Nathaniel Clements, 2nd Earl of Leitrim, KP PC (Ire) (1768-1854)

Literature

Inventory, 27th June 1836, 'Open mahogany bookstand ornamented with black *** marble slab' in the Library;

John Cornforth, 'Killadoon, Co Kildare - I', Country Life, 15 January 2004, p. 47;

The Knight of Glin and James Peill, The Irish Country House, China, 2010, p. 146.

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