A Bronze Bust of Michael Collins Signed P Mc C 🇮🇪 . . Michael Collins was an Irish revolutionary, soldier and politician who was a leading figure in the early-20th-century Irish struggle for independence. He was Chairman of the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State from January 1922 until his assassination in August 1922. ☘️
A Late 20th Century Chinese Art Pottery Vase, c1990/2000 🇨🇳 . . Chinese pottery, also called Chinese ceramics, objects made of clay and hardened by heat: earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain, particularly those made in China. Nowhere in the world has pottery assumed such importance as in China, and the influence of Chinese porcelain on later European pottery has been profound.
A Rare Bronze Figure of a Cow like God 🐃 . . Due to the multiple benefits from cattle, there are varying beliefs about cattle in societies and religions. In some regions, especially Nepal and most states of India, the slaughter of cattle is prohibited and their meat may be taboo. Cattle are considered sacred in world religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, and others. Religions in ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, ancient Israel, ancient Rome, and ancient Germany held similar beliefs. 🐄
An Original Jameson Advertisement and stamped Frame, c1930 🥃 . . When John Jameson, a Scottish businessman, became manager of the Stein family Bow Street Distillery in 1786, it was producing about 30,000 gallons annually. By the turn of the 19th century, it was the second largest producer in Ireland and one of the largest in the world, producing 1,000,000 gallons annually. Dublin at the time was the centre of world whiskey production. It was the second most popular spirit in the world after rum and internationally Jameson had by 1805 become the world's number one whiskey. Today, Jameson is the world's third largest single-distillery whiskey ☘️
A Rare Hand Carved Wooden Chest in Support & Dedication to the Hunger Strikers 🙏🏽☘️ . . . The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. The protest began as the blanket protest in 1976, when the British government withdrew Special Category Status for convicted paramilitary prisoners. In 1978, the dispute escalated into the dirty protest, where prisoners refused to leave their cells to wash and covered the walls of their cells with excrement. In 1980, seven prisoners participated in the first hunger strike, which ended after 53 days.
A Rare Irish Plate of Charles Stuart Parnell ☘️. . Charles Stewart Parnell was born into a 'Big House' in Avondale, Co. Wicklow. The son of a landlord, and a landlord himself, Parnell was nevertheless an advanced nationalist and at the forefront of the campaign for home rule for Ireland. Parnell became a Member of Parliament, representing Meath, in 1875. There he became well-known as a supporter of the Home Rule party, due to his practice of impeding the business of the House of Commons. This practice became known as obstruction, and was successful in highlighting the party's main aim, which was for Irish Home Rule. . . . #antiquesforsale#antiques#antiqueshop#antiquesroadshow#dublinantiques#rare#old#irish#government#dublin#ireland#charles#stuart#parnell