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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    AN IRISH SATINWOOD AND ROSEWOOD CROSSBANDED CELLARET

    BY MICHAEL BUTLER OF DUBLIN, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IRISH SATINWOOD AND ROSEWOOD CROSSBANDED CELLARET
    By Michael Butler of Dublin, late 19th/early 20th century
    The sarcophagus shaped hinged lid with line and chequer inlaid decoration enclosing a green silk lined interior, below a similarly decorated front on square tapering legs, the underside of the lid stamped 'M.BUTLER/DUBLIN' and further stamped 'M. BUTLER' to the left of the lockplate, bearing a paper label to the underside 'M.BUTLER, LTD., COLLECTOR AND RESTORER OF 'CHIPPENDALE', 'ADAMS' AND 'SHERATON' FURNITURE, ETC., ROYAL ANTIQUE FURNITURE GALLERIES 25,126,127,128 UPPER ABBEY STREET, DUBLIN'
    25½ in. (65 cm.) high; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) wide; 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) deep


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    The Dublin firm of Butler specialised in restoring and making reproduction, mainly Irish, 18th century furniture. They are recorded at the Upper Abbey Street address between 1886 and 1903 (The Knight of Glin, 'Dublin Directories and Trade Labels', Furniture History, 1985, p.262).

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage