A pair of fossilized Great Irish Elk horns and skull will come up at Fonsie Mealy’s Chatsworth Fine Art sale in Castlecomer on June 28 and 29. The horns with 12 points are approximately six feet eight inches across. There is some chipping loss and repairs. From Dartrey House, Co. Monaghan they are estimated at 10,000-15,000.
Another animal lot is a large late 19th Century tiger skin with snarling head and teeth. This is estimated at 1,000-1,500.