Rare lots up for grabs

Have you ever come across niello, or worn chrysoprase, and exactly what would you expect to find inside a Frankenau purse?

23rd March, 2014
A Frankenau pistol purse (€1,500-€2,500).

Have you ever come across niello, or worn chrysoprase, and exactly what would you expect to find inside a Frankenau purse?

Coming up for auction at Mealy's this week, scarce as hens' teeth' is a fair description of all three. In a sale that includes property from the estates of the late Una Wynne, widow of the late Patrick Wynne of Glendalough, and the late Dr John McCormack of Limerick, the 1,275 lots include a...

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