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Tea or China Table

A fine Irish George II period mahogany TEA or CHINA TABLE circa 1750

Description

The solid mahogany rectangular top with dish edge on a waved frieze, fully carved with trailing acanthus and acanthus carved cabriole legs on paw feet. Superb colour.

A classic piece of Irish furniture.

  • Height: 28ins (71cm)
  • Width: 31ins (81cm)
  • Depth: 22ins (56cm)

Price on request

Provenance: Believed to be from Knocklofty, Clonmel, Co Tiperary, the ancestral home to the Earls of Donoughmore. John Hely-Hutchinson, 7th Earl was famously kidnapped from Knocklofty in June 1974 with his wife Dorothy by the IRA and held for a week as political hostages. The family sold the house in 1984.

 

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