An exceptional 19th Century Irish, finely carved and richly patinated mahogany fall front bureau by Butler of Dublin. The moulded fall front opens forwards revealing a writing surface which rests on two pull out slide supports and a fitted interior comprising of an arrangement of eight line inlaid serpentine cubby holes flanking central cupboard with intricate marquetry detail, depicting a military officer in period dress, armed with sword and shield, flanked with two stylised Neoclassical columns. Raised over frieze with swags of bell husks above two short drawers with beautifully ornate brass swan neck handles, supported on elegantly refined cabriole leg with stippling detail and trailing acanthus leaf motif on knee, terminating on ball and claw foot. Labelled 'Butlers of Dublin'.
Dimensions: H: 43.5 in / 110 cm W: 43 in / 109 cm D: 22 in / 56 cm
Stock Reference No: A2769