A superb quality mid 18th century carved mahogany serpentine commode of three graduated drawers. The shaped top having a gadrooned edge above three drawers retaining their original shaped handles and escutcheons. The commode sitting on an elaborately carved stand with cabriole legs terminating in scroll toes.
Literature: A similar piece is illustrated in R.W. Symonds Furniture Making in 17th and 18th century England, 1955, p. 108, fig. 162.
Either John (1733-1828) or Anthony O'Dwyer (b. 1738) and by descent to;
John O'Dwyer the younger and by descent to;
Canon Philip O'Dwyer (b. 1822) and by descent to his daughter;
Mary Bethune (née O'Dwyer)
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