Fine Arts

Adam’s two-step sale offers rare furniture gems at Townley Hall

Country House Collections auction includes ‘single most important piece of mid-18th century Irish furniture to come on the auction market in decades’

Lot 478, a pair of Irish ‘D’ shaped side tables with inlaid marble tops, attributed to Pietro Bossi, c. 1785 (estimate €50,000-€80,000)

Adam’s two-part auction, Country House Collections at Townley Hall, which starts on October 9, is one of those rare sales where every piece falling under the hammer is precious and further enhanced by the stately surroundings of Townley Hall in Drogheda, where the 1,038 lots will be available to view.

The catalogue, which is a collector’s item in itself, is neatly divided into two parts. It starts with the 281-lot online sale which closes on ...