Tuesday July 14, 2020

A collection from the ‘big house’ with all kinds of treasures

A two-day auction entitled Legacy of the Big House is guaranteed to include every man-made object of value under the sun

15th September, 2019
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A Chinese bone snuff bottle (€50-€80)

A two-day auction entitled Legacy of the Big House is guaranteed to include every man-made object of value under the sun. Stately home-owning families had time on their hands, and how better to spend it than indulging their passion for collecting?

Highlights in Sheppard’s sale of 1,354 lots run the gamut from 19th-century Gothic hall chairs to an abstract watercolour by Gerard Dillon.

There are painted lead soldiers, Limoges porcelain, African ceremonial masks, fencing...

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