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    A WEEKEND OF ANTIQUES AT CASTLETOWN HOUSE

    Saturday, April 9th, 2016
    Castletown House in Celbridge, Co. Kildare is the venue for an Irish Antique Dealers Association Fair in conjunction with the OPW today and tomorrow.  It will run in the stables wing from 10 am to 5 pm on April 9 and 10 with 20 IADA dealers of fine furniture, paintings, silver, jewellery, books, prints, porcelain and works of art.
    Curiosities include buttons embroidered by Countess Markievicz while in jail in England at Courtville Antiques. George Stacpoole of Adare will bring drawings by members of the Gore Booth family. Weldons will show a rare piece of Irish gold jewellery, a c1835 gold pendant by Joseph Johnson with a 6.8 carat mixed cut pink topaz. Vanessa Parker Rare Books will bring a first edition of the Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook published in 1917 and the Whitley Art Gallery will offer Japanese woodblock prints.

    The First Month (Mitsuki)` , Japanese Woodblock Triptych by Kunisada, 1847-1852

    The First Month (Mitsuki)` , Japanese Woodblock Triptych by Kunisada, 1847-1852

    The Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook

    The Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook

    An Irish gold pendant with a topaz

    An Irish gold pendant with a topaz