An Irish George II Mahogany Side Chair

CIRCA 1750

Height: 38.5" Width: 25" Depth: 24" Seat H: 17"

Inventory Number 8417-475





With pierced interlaced back splat centering the carved crest of Eyre (an armoured leg), flanked by floral spray carved stiles with rollover ends, raised on front cabriole legs having shell and swag decoration, ending in superbly executed undercut ball and talon feet.

The armorial crest in the back splat appears to be the crest of the Eyre family of Eyrecourt Castle, Co. Galway, Ireland.


Six nearly identical chairs are in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Accessed September 12, 2022.

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