Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

18C Oil on Board Continental School of Lake Scene

18C Oil on Board Continental School of Lake Scene. Very nice unsigned and unattributed canvas on board from circa 1720 – 1740………..appears to be continental in origin……possibly French or Dutch. It is EXTREMELY WELL PAINTED …..has ‘plenty’ of detail…………….it has REAL QUALITY !! It features a Lake Scene with boats and a Ferry. A lakeshore home……with…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Specimen Wood Stationary Tray – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Ceylonese Specimen Wood Stationary Tray. Another stunning 19C Anglo-Ceylonese piece (see the matching box in this category). Made circa 1880 in Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka) of Coromandel wood and specimen woods. Tray made of various compartments with various high quality specimen wood lids, all edged and banded in chevrons of bone, silver and…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Stationary Box with Specimen Woods – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Stationary Box with Specimen Woods. Made of rare and expensive Coromandel wood and inlaid on top with specimen exotic Asian woods, pewter, silver and bone. The interior of the lid is likewise profusely inlaid with specimen woods in a hexagonal pattern, bone, ebony and pewter chevrons, over an ebony background with bone floral…

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19C Set of 10 Sterling Silver Shot Glasses by W Comyn & Sons – RARE

19C Set of 10 Sterling Silver Shot Glasses by W Comyn. Yes……shot glasses existed in 1898 !!! They were more likely used, however, for sherry or port instead of ‘Jaeger’ !!! LOL Still in their original box and all 100% intact……IMMACULATE MINT CONDITION  !! The shot glasses are held in a solid silver repousse base…

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18C Sheraton Satinwood Display Cabinet – EXCEPTIONAL

18C Sheraton Satinwood Display Cabinet. FANTASTIC Sheraton Period Bookcase or Display Cabinet or Case…….circa 1780. Made of Gorgeous Satinwood and mahogany. 18C Sheraton Satinwood Display Cabinet. Probably English but found in Ireland. Display top has 3 glass shelves with glass front and side panels…….with molding on the front glass panels. Original 18th Century glass in the…

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18C Indo Persian Vanity Box – Highly Important Piece

18C Indo Persian Vanity Box. EXTREMELY RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT Indo-Persian Vanity Box from circa 1780. In the Indo-Persian style of mosaic. Green semi precious stone, bone and pewter in star shaped geometric designs. Box opens up to reveal a travel mirror and pull out drawer for toiletries underneath. The interior is lined with the…

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19C Irish Coromandel Wood Campaign Decanter Box with Irish Crystal Decanters

19C Irish Coromandel Wood Campaign Decanter Box. STUNNING mid-Victorian Decanter box from circa 1860-1880. Made in Dublin…..makers brass label on the interior…. T.K. Austin & Co., Dublin……a top quality Merchant in Dublin in the mid to late 19th Century. Made for Military Campaign purposes…….it has brass fold-in handles and brass banding on all edges. Made…

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19C Irish Georgian Style Mahogany Tall Boy

19C Irish Georgian Style Mahogany Tall Boy. VERY NICE Irish Mahogany Tall Boy…….chest of 3 drawers on stand. Additional drawer on stand….4 in total. The secondary wood in the drawer lining is oak, as one would expect from an Irish Georgian piece. Beautiful dovetailing throughout. Georgian III Style piece from circa 1890. GEORGE III: George III (George…

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18C Irish George II Mahogany Silver Chest on Amazing Carved Stand – HIGHLY IMPORTANT

18C Irish George II Mahogany Silver Chest on Amazing Carved Stand. Made circa 1745…….by an obviously top maker. 18C Irish George II Mahogany Silver Chest on Amazing Carved Stand. GEORGE II: George II (George Augustus; German: Georg II. August; 30 October / 9 November 1683O.S./N.S. – 25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland,…

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18C Sheraton Period George III Pembroke Table

18C Sheraton Period George III Pembroke Table. GLORIOUS AND VERY RARE Mahogany and satinwood Sheraton Pembroke Table……….STUNNING patina. IF ITS A HIGH-END PIECE THAT YOUR LOOKING FOR…..THEN….LOOK NO FURTHER !! Classic Sheraton design……..top and folding leavers made of the best flame Cuban mahogany…..inlaid and banded with satinwood and stringing. The top has a central diamond…

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