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    THE fine and decorative arts sale at Mealy’s, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny on May 29 and May 30 features antique furniture, silver, jewellery, porcelain, art, glass and a variety of collectible items among nearly 1,200 lots.  Here is a small selection, the catalogue is on-line (click on any image to enlarge):  UPDATE: The sale was 70% sold and brought in 310,000 on the hammer.  There were 800 registered bidders.

    First day cover Irish horse racing stamps (March 12, 1996) with views and coloured prints (400-600). UPDATE: THIS MADE 600 AT HAMMER.

    An oak longcase clock, 19th century, the circular painted dial signed Seale of Tipperary (500-700). UPDATE: THIS MADE 550.

    A George IV horse drawn carriage-Victoria, built c.1916 (1,500-2,500). UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,400 AT HAMMER.

    A walnut card table by David Linley, signed and dated 1993 (1,000-1,500). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    A Judaica Kiddush Cup, Dublin 1906 by West and Son (800-1,200). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    A pair of Irish silver sauce boats W.H. Townsend Dublin c. 1752 (1,500-2,000). UPDATE: THIS LOT SOLD FOR 2,000 AT HAMMER.

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