Contents of Sean Connery's former Irish home for sale

In the late 1970s, Bond star Sean Connery sold Violet Hill House, a Victorian gothic mansion in Wicklow, and many of its contents to the Hatten-Hauers, a German couple who, as the 750 lots make clear,

27th October, 2013

In the late 1970s, Bond star Sean Connery sold Violet Hill House, a Victorian gothic mansion in Wicklow, and many of its contents to the Hatten-Hauers, a German couple who, as the 750 lots make clear, shared his taste for fine antiques. The top furniture lots are Irish, two 18th century tables, each with an estimate of Euro 10,000-Euro 15,000. The first is a mahogany side table, finely carved with a shell-decorated apron above paw...

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