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Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Anglo-Irish writer born in Dublin. Swift was a prominent satirist, essayist and author. Notable works include Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal and A Tale of a Tub. He was also Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

This marvellous book puts the focus on the grim lives of ordinary people in Georgian Dublin

A GEORGE II IRISH ROCOCO SILVER COFFEE POT MARK OF CHARLES LEMAITRE, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1745 Tapering cylindrical, heavily chased with flowers and scrolls around a cartouche on either side, one vacant, the other with tower crest, plain onion knop finial and scalloped spout, base with engraved scratch-weight oz.27 9¾ in. (23.5 cm.) high 27 oz. (837 gr.)

An Irish silver stuffing spoon measuring 12 1/4" | By: John Shiels of Dublin | Hallmarked Dublin 1796 | Engraved crest