950 Sold Rare Irish Killarneyware Jewellery Casket Mid 19th Century

Superb Irish Killarney Ware Arbutus Ladies or Gentleman's Jewellery Casket, complete with original lift out tray with fitted sectional interior.

Mid Nineteenth Century. The domed shaped lid with a central rectangular tablet with a view of Muckross Abbey, the outer frame lavishly inlaid with Irish Shamrocks. 


Condition: This piece has been professionally restored, original firm hinges, lock is present, key is lacking.


Width: 12.5" (32cm). Depth: 8.75" (22cm). Height: 4.25" (10.5cm).


Item Sold


Killarney Ware: Small items of Furniture & Writing Slopes were made in Killarney Ireland using this local wood known as Arbutus (from the Strawberry Tree) peculiar to this part of Kerry during the 19th Century and later.

This is a stunning example of a Collectors piece in superb condition.