Fine Arts: Derry heirs say goodbye to a big house’s treasures

The Peck family’s vast collection of artefacts and heirlooms goes under the hammer at Adam’s two-day auction later this month

4th October, 2020
18th century gilt side table

Ghosts charting the history of nations surround us in the most agreeable shape of artworks and furnishings handed down through generations – and Adam’s two-day auction this month offers the best selection Ireland has seen in some time.

We can expect keen bidding for the items from the collection of the Peck family of Prehen House in Derry, a Georgian villa with a colourful history (explored in riveting detail in the catalogue note),...

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