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Mealy’s July 31 sale in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny, includes an original Irish pub mirror.

Advertising Griffith’s Old Irish Whisky and in its original frame, it measures 2ft 9in x 2ft 3in (84 x 69cm) and is printed in various colours inside the engraved bands.

Estimate €2500-3000.

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Art by the English novelist Evelyn Waugh (1903-66) is the focus of an exhibition at Maggs Bros in Bedford Square, London.

EW Pinxit: The Graphic Art of Evelyn Waugh includes original artwork and printed material, both for sale and on loan from private collections.

Priced at £4500 is the hand-made collaged Christmas card shown above, with a monochrome reproduction of Gaetano Zumbo’s (1656-1701) wax plague diorama. Waugh wryly captioned the card Family Group at Piers Court, Stinchcombe, Glos. Dec 1950.

The exhibition closes on July 28.


A colourful metal mobile by the Spanish sculptor Manuel Marin (1942-2007) is estimated at £2000-2500 in Chiswick Auctions’ timed online-only auction concluding on July 31.

The 3ft (92cm) wide red, blue and yellow hanging piece comes from the Marin estate and is impressed with the sculptor’s signature.

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A René Lalique glass car mascot of a falcon is priced at £2700 from Madelena Antiques & Collectables in Essex.

The 6in (16cm) high piece, which was first introduced in 1925, is moulded in relief and engraved with the maker’s mark and model number.