Headline lots at Sheppard’s in March put the focus on the Age of Enlightenment. The star piece of furniture is a magnificent walnut, herringbone and satinwood inlaid chest-on-chest, circa 1720. Of exceptional honey colour and in original condition, i
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Furniture from Castlemorres, a carved white marble group from Iveagh House, a vintage Louis Vuitton trunk from Coolavin, and a silver ink pot from Lissadel are among lots with serious provenance at Fonsie Mealy’s this week.
Leading Whyte’s first sale of the year is an archetypal oil by Paul Henry from the 1940s: Landscape, Connemara, 37.47 × 48.26 centimetres, estimate €60,000-€70,000. A second Irish lot is arguably Daniel O’Neill’s most compelling portrait, a study in