SWEENEY, Tony. Catalogue Raisonné of Irish Stuart Silver
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SWEENEY, Tony. Catalogue Raisonné of Irish Stuart Silver.
A Short Descriptive Catalogue of Surviving Irish Church, Civic, Ceremonial & Domestic Plate dating from the Reigns of James I, Charles I, The Commonwealth, Charles II, James II, William & Mary, William III & Queen Anne 1603-1714. Illustrated.
Dublin: De Búrca, 1995. Folio. pp. 272. Green buckram, title in gilt along spine Limited edition of 400 numbered and signed copies of which 360 are for sale. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket."Compiled from records of holdings by Cathedrals, Churches, Religious Houses, Colleges, Municipal Corporations, Museums & Art Galleries. Further information has been obtained from those who deal in, and those who collect, Antique Silver, with special regard to Auction Sales.
The author has meticulously explored, not only over half a million catalogue entries of silver offered for sale at public auction, but every other source available. He has recorded every piece of Irish Stuart silver which he has been successful in locating; commencing with the accession of James I in 1603 and closing with the death of James's great grand-daughter Queen Anne in 1714."
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