Latest collections make Fonsie Mealy’s sale a family affair
The Conyngham and de Bary families contribute two treasure troves to the auction house’s latest sale
Fonsie Mealy’s Chatsworth sale boasts a remarkable number of lots from truly distinguished collections. The earliest comprises Irish Stone and Bronze Age antiquities making their debut at auction since collected by the Smith family of Kevitt Castle, Co Cavan from the 1930s to the 1950s and now expected to fetch €8,000-€12,000.
From the Conyngham family of Forenaughts, Co Kildare, there’s a splendid portrait of William III (€6,000-€8,000); and from the German...
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Morgan’s sale puts subtle power of watercolours on show
A Scully abstract from 1996 is one of many watercolours in a collection also spanning sketches, oils and sculpture
Everything you could want under one roof at Victor Mee’s eclectic sale
An Edwardian display cabinet, an opium table and a Ghanaian carved headrest are just some of the items on offer
Read all about it at Fonsie Mealy’s collectors’ sale
Poems by Leonard Cohen, Harry Potter first editions and a Civil War journal are among the treasures to be found