18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN IRISH MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE
IN THE MANNER OF BUTLER OF DUBLIN, LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The rectangular top with beribboned edge on a punched ground, above a pierced fretwork frieze, the apron centred by a shell, on lappeted blind fretwork square legs
34 in. (86 cm.) high; 58½ in. (149 cm.) wide; 25¼ in. (64 cm.) deep
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This mahogany side table is typical of the furniture produced by the Dublin furniture firm of Michael Butler, based at Liffey Street (1877-1884) and then at a warehouse on Upper Abbey Street (1886-1903).
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