Fine Arts: Sifting through the delights of a D4 residence

The contents of 33 Wellington Place in Ballsbridge will be up for grabs on October 21 through Sheppard’s

Chinese altar table

At Sheppard’s contents sale of 33 Wellington Place in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, furniture highlights are a fine Chinese altar table with four brass mounted drawers with shou emblem centred handles. Chinese for longevity, shou is regarded as a good luck symbol, often found on roof tiles, furniture, textiles, and jewellery (€800-€1,200).

With the same estimate, a piece that would make a spectacular coffee table is a large 19th century gilt framed stool with an upholstered ...