At home with the Guinnesses

Lots from the Furness House sale include Mitford and Guinness heirlooms

27th September, 2015
An 18th century overmantel mirror €30,000-€50,000

Hot on the heels of the sale of the Capard House auction we have a second downsizing bonanza, Fonsie Mealy’s Furness sale, over 700 lots from the home of Patrick and Louise Guinness. Seventh-generation descendant of Arthur, and son of Desmond and Mariga, co-founders of the Irish Georgian Society, Patrick Guinness grew up in Leixlip Castle where Guinness and Mitford family heirlooms were swelled by purchases made by his parents through the 1940s, 1950s, and...

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