Great set of 12 19th century Irish dining chairs with a 19th- early 20th century label from an antiques dealer in Dublin. Set is comprised of 4 arm chairs and 8 sides, indicating they were probably from a much larger set made for a stately home. The four arm chairs have hand carved eagles for the arm rests. All 12 very ornately carved with shells, foliage and profound ball and claw feet. Upholstered drop seats are in great shape and ready for use. Label- M. Butler Dublin; furniture dealer, collector and restorer (fl.c.1870-1900) Between 1877 and 1884 he was listed at 29 Liffey Street; in 1885 at 127 Upper Abbey Street and listed there 1886-1903, described as an antique furniture warehouse; 1904-12 at 26, 126-28 Upper Abbey Street, listed as Michael Butler Ltd, Antique Galleries.
23.5" W x 21.25" D x 39" T