Fine Arts

Winning combinations from the historic Eden Hall in Kilkenny

Sheppard’s upcoming auction provides all the treasures and surprises of a good old-fashioned country house sale

A William IV mahogany dining table from the contents of Eden Hall in Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny and on sale at Sheppard’s Durrow saleroom on January 31

Selected contents from the recently sold Eden Hall in Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny, feature in a two-day auction of 677 lots which starts on Tuesday, January 31, at Sheppard’s Durrow saleroom.

Notable and interesting items include Lot 424, a William IV mahogany dining table. Including its additional leaves, it extends to 3.2 metres; the rectangular top with rounded corners has a lovely bit of age to it together with nice provenance. Before Eden Hall the table ...