When elegance trumped comfort

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An Avenue of Trees by James Arthur O’Connor

Pleasing the eye was the key intent for the creators of 18th-century furniture now coming to auction

For blue-chip provenance, it’s hard to beat Leixlip Castle in Co Kildare. One of Ireland’s oldest continuously inhabited buildings, it dates from 1172 and is currently owned by Desmond Guinness.

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