Tuesday December 1, 2020

Giving it up for the restoration of St Fin Barre's Cathedral

An auction in Cork features a huge range of donated treasures, writes Ros Drinkwater.

25th May, 2013
Opium pipes (€200-€300).

Anyone for a set of mammoth tooth-handled dinner knives? How about a Picasso etching of an ostrich, a set of six ivory and gold menu holders, each with a jasperware Wedgwood plaque, or perhaps that little Victorian marvel, the Sam Clarke Patent Pyramid food warmer, each and every one going for a song?

The moral of this story is never to underestimate the generosity of donors to a charity auction in a really good cause,...

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