A 30 year old bottle of French brandy commemorating an English Royal wedding features at an Irish auction in May.
Lot 469 at Mealy’s sale of fine and decorative art at Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny on May 4 is a Limoges container of Cognac Camus modelled as a book to commemorate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana on July 29, 1981. There are separate colour photos and drawings of the star crossed pair on the front and colour crests of the Prince and Princess of Wales on the back. This limited edition – La Grande Marque No. 602 – is estimated at 120-180 euro.
The 831 lot sale features furniture, paintings, jewellery, clocks, carpets, rugs, bronzes, overmantles, porcelain and a collection whiskeys and brandies.