Some top-notch silver service at Sheppard’s Carraganes sale

Anyone for a 19th-century horse-drawn carriage once owned by Maureen O’Hara?

13th October, 2019
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A carved gilt wood overmantel mirror

Anyone for a 19th-century horse-drawn carriage once owned by Maureen O’Hara? How about a bone opium pipe, art by Martin Finnin or Kenneth Webb, a Bluthner boudoir grand piano, or an Irish Morley harp? Sheppard’s contents sale of Carraganes House in Co Cork reveals a collector of truly eclectic tastes.

Silver from the collection of former taoiseach Jack Lynch includes an Irish silver coffee pot by Cork silversmith William Egan (€800-€1,200),...

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