Sunday 11 December 2016

Discovery . . . Typical . . . Tasteful idea . . . Death

Published 29/01/2010 | 05:00

Further to Allison Bray's report on the restoration of the scagliola tabletop ('Rare antique table gets a makeover', Irish Independent, January 27), I would like to add that I discovered the elaborate console base in a store of the Office of Public Works last year, where it had lain forgotten and unidentified for decades. The discovery was published in 'Country Life' magazine on June 29, 2009.

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Joe McDonnell
Dublin 7



  • I read with interest that the Civil Service is going on a 'go slow', not answering the phones in the morning and so on.


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