This collection consists of a wide range of material from the late 17th to the early 20th Century.
It is most representative of the 18th and 19th Centuries and covers a wide number of makers and firms. It is comprised of Irish, English and European material.
It also includes material from the first half of the 20th Century and a modest but growing collection of contemporary furniture. The division also holds a major collection of the work of the Irish designer Eileen Gray.