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Inisfada furnishings net $51K at auction - The Island Now

Inisfada furnishings net $51K at auction - The Island Now | www.InisFada.org | Scoop.it

The image of a Gothic-style cathedral chair with a heavily detailed back and arm rests and red cushioned seat popped up on a screen in the auction room at Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques on Saturday afternoon.

 

The chair, auctioneer Amy Papola said, was once used by Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli while on tour in the United States in 1936 - before he was elected Pope Pius XII in 1939 - when he stayed at the Gold Coast-era, Elizabethan-Tudor-style mansion in North Hills known as Inisfada, which was owned at the time by industrialist Nicholas Brady and his wife Genevieve...[click headline for more]

 


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Inisfada furnishings net $51K at auction - The Island Now

Inisfada furnishings net $51K at auction - The Island Now | www.InisFada.org | Scoop.it

The image of a Gothic-style cathedral chair with a heavily detailed back and arm rests and red cushioned seat popped up on a screen in the auction room at Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques on Saturday afternoon.

 

The chair, auctioneer Amy Papola said, was once used by Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli while on tour in the United States in 1936 - before he was elected Pope Pius XII in 1939 - when he stayed at the Gold Coast-era, Elizabethan-Tudor-style mansion in North Hills known as Inisfada, which was owned at the time by industrialist Nicholas Brady and his wife Genevieve...[click headline for more]

 


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