Table of contents for Irish furniture : woodwork and carving in Ireland from the earliest times to the Act of Union / by the Knight of Glin & James Peill ; with photography by James Fennell & Dara McGrath ; and a dictionary of Irish furniture-makers by John Rogers.

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgements
Forward by Nicholas Goodison
Introduction
PART I
Chapter 1 Furniture and Woodwork up to Charles II's Restoration in 1660
Origins; The Furnishing of Castles and Tower Houses; Kilkenny Castle and its Inventories; A Waterford 
Merchant's Inventory; A Co. Kerry Castle Inventory; An Elizabethan Planter's Inventory; A Limerick Tower 
House Inventory; A Gaelic Irish Earl's Inventory; The Armada Table; Seventeenth-Century Chimneypieces; 
The Great Earl of Cork; Other Inventories 
Chapter 2 The Restoration Period
Ormond Inventories; Charleville; Late Seventeenth-Century Building and Decoration in Ireland; Eyrecourt; 
Kilkenny Castle; The Fate of Elizabeth Freke
Chapter 3 Carving in the Late Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries. Early 
Marquetry Furniture
The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham; St. Michan's Church; Beaulieu; Stackallan; Early Irish Auction Sales; St. 
Mary's Church; St. Ann's Church; Marsh's Library; Trinity College Dublin; Dr. Steeven's Hospital; St. Olaf's 
Church; St. Finian's & St. John's Churches; Rathbeale Hall; Santry House & Mount Ievers; St. Pappan's 
Church; Damer House; Platten Hall; Singleton House; Marquetry Furniture
Chapter 4 Ireland in the Second Quarter of the Eighteenth Century
The Social Background; The New Taste in Architecture; Castletown; No. 10 Henrietta Street; No. 9 Henrietta 
Street; Cashel Palace; Cultural Patriotism; John Houghton; Russborough; Howth Castle; Japanned Furniture; 
Carton; Thomas Johnson in Ireland; John Houghton; John Kelly; Charles Coleman; Glasnevin; Summer Grove; 
Rossanagh; Castlecor
Chapter 5 Furniture of the Mid-Eighteenth Century: its Characteristics and 
Influence in America
Furniture Characteristics; Seat Furniture; Tables and Stands; Case Furniture; Castletown; Carton; The 
Provost's House; Richard Cranfield; James Robinson; The Bookers; Furniture in the Provinces; Irish Influence 
in America
Chapter 6 Ireland in the Late Eighteenth Century
The Earl of Charlemont; Interiors; William Moore; Pietro Bossi; The Jacksons; William Partridge; Interiors; 
Frescati; Lucan House; Caledon; Dunsany; Gaulston; Kennett and Kidd; Coaches; Killadoon; Castle Coole; 
After the Union
PART 2
Catalogue of Irish Furniture 
Introduction; Seat Furniture; Upholstered Seat Furniture; Stools; Tables and Stands; Tables with Eagles; 
Tables with Baskets; Tables with Medallions; Armorial Tables; Tables with Pierced Friezes; Various Tables; 
Card and Tea Tables; Games-Tables; Tea-Tables; Centre Tables; Dining-Tables; Drop-Leaf Side Tables; Pier 
Tables; Writing-Tables; Dressing-Tables; Coffers-on-Stands; Bidet, Bottle-Stands; Cellarets and Wine-Coolers; 
Case Furniture; Longcase Clocks; Buckets; Mirrors
 
Appendix I A Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century Irish Furniture-Makers by John Rogers
Appendix II Charles Coleman's Bill, 1751
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Furniture -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Furniture -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Wood-carving -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Wood-carving -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.