Tuesday October 20, 2020

Historic sale at Slane Castle

A rare relic from the Battle of the Boyne is among the items under the hammer at Adam's Country House Collections next week, writes Ros Drinkwater.

29th September, 2012
Power statement: an Irish Georgian side-table.

An alpha male of an Irish Georgian side-table, an 18th century blue-and-white Chinese jardinière big enough for the children to hide in, and a letter written at the Battle of the Boyne all go under the hammer at Adam's Country House Collections at Slane Castle next week.

The side-table is George II, pine and oak with a Siena marble top (€5,000 - €8,000), made for Sir Marmaduke Coghill of Drumcondra Castle, who entered...

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