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Ireland.

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Lot 446/0199

SOLD Hammer price: €9000, Estimate: €10000-15000

FINE SUITE OF THREE IRISH GOTHIC BOOKCASES

A suite of three oak Library Bookcases,

each 19th Century, in the Gothic style,
comprising a pair – each with four arched and glazed doors flanked with three cluster columns under a pierced Gothic pediment on a conforming base with white moulded marble top and four solid doors below, with conforming columns and raised on a plinth, together with a matching three door Bookcase, (pair – 115″ x 98″ – 292cms x 250cms) (single – 115″ x 68 1/2″ – 292cms x 174cms).
Provenance: Mr. Geoffrey Lefroy, Carrigglas Manor, Longford.
* N.B. They were made for Carrigglas Manor by a local Cabinet Maker (by repute made by Connolly’s of Longford), from native oak blown down on the estate, the night of the big wind, January 6th, 1839.
* Can be sold as a suite of 3 or as a pair and a single.

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