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This is a stunning early 19th Century George III fruitwood library or centre table in the manner of Strahan of Dublin. The well figured top of rec-tangular form with rounded corners and moulded edge above shal-low frieze, raised over finely carved ring turned baluster end supports with conjoining ring turned cross stretcher, supported on stylised scroll leg with acanthus leaf and shield motif detail.
Robert Strahan, Dublin, Ireland
Founded in 1776 as a cabinet maker, Robert Strahan & Co. grew to become one of Ireland's premiere furniture designers, exhibiting at The Great Industrial Exhibition of 1853 in Dublin. A walnut table, exhibited at the second London International Exhibition of 1862, showcased their talent for both design and manufacture. Bringing together marquetry, scrolling foliage, masks, strap work and cartouches in a piece of some merit; A fine piece displaying the influence of Thomas Hope and Richard Bridgens, it was illustrated in the Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue for the London exhibition.
Designing and manufacturing for the Office of Public Works, the firm gained the reputation for high quality furniture and were commissioned to design and manufacture for some of the great Irish country houses such as Doneraile Court, Co. Cork and Lisnavagh, Co. Carlow.
The Firm started out trading from 10-11 Chancery Lane. Moving forward 39 years to 1815 and the firm had expanded in to 24-25 Henry Street. In 1845 it expanded further still into 5 Leister Street. In 1870 the firm moved to Abbey Street trading under the family name until 1969.
Yeats Country Antiques has clarified that the Stunning Early 19th Century George III Library Table in the Manner of Strahan (LA382031) is genuinely of
the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Early 19th Century
Fully restored and in excellent condition.
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This Stunning Early 19th Century George III Library Table in the Manner of Strahan is located in Dublin 8, Ireland