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Ryan’s heirlooms under hammer

Four hundred and fifty lots from the collection of the late Tony Ryan come up at Christie’s this week, writes Ros Drinkwater

9th July, 2011

A bumper week for Irish collectors lies ahead, with Adam’s Interiors and Collectables in Dublin and Lyons Demesne: Works of Art from the Collection of the late Tony Ryan at Christie’s in London. First up is Adam’s with 652 lots of silver, books, weapons, paintings, furniture and objets d’art.

Leading the books section is a 1990 facsimile edition of The Book of Kells published by the authority of...

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