Hearst among equals at Adam’s sale
A marble-topped table that once belonged to the legendary newspaper tycoon is up for grabs
An Irish table once owned by fabled newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, plus Meissen porcelain, Waterford crystal, Bohemian glass, Japanese netsuke and early 20th-century winding toys are among the 673 lots on offer at Adam’s this week.
With its bold lion masks, it’s clear why the Irish, marble-topped, serpentine side table appealed to Hearst – it’s an undeniable statement piece. He was the first newspaper publisher to capitalise on sensational journalism and what we...
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