Townley Hall gathers an eclectic mix

From Irish elk antlers to Qing-era porcelain, Adam’s sale on October 10 draws its inspiration from near and far

1st October, 2017
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Mountainous Wooded River Landscape by George Barret Senior (€200,000–€400,000)

The ancestral portraits, the giltwood pier mirror, the elaborate front door lock, and the Irish elk antlers – for generations these were ubiquitous in grand Irish houses and you’ll find them all at Adam’s Townley Hall sale on October 10.

Auction catalogues have a part to play in what we know as the University of Life. Typical is Helena Carlyle’s Note on the Irish elk antlers (€10,000-€15,000).

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