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The Band of the Irish Guard marching through Hyde Park by Harry Payne

In a few days time, the luck of the Irish will overflow with green like the Chicago River on Saint Patrick’s Day. If your green overflow consists of the monetary kind, well are you not the lucky dog?! We can recommend a few ways to for you to part with your greenery. Revisiting Ruby Lane, as it was ever so popular last year, we accumulated eight Irish items for you to consider. Naturally, most of these oodles and charms are of the 19th century variety, but there are a few that fall outside the category. All images are linked to their selling page.

This magnificently rare Irish Georgian Hooded Porter’s Chair is a fabulous start! I must say, even when I was studying design history in college I have not seen a chair like this before. . . perhaps, I could have studied harder?

This is just stunning as well. For the collector in your life, purchase this 25″ Highland Mary China Lady Doll in a custom gown.

Potato Ring; I did not even know this was a thing. Beautiful silverwork, though!

Belleek Pottery is something of an icon in Ireland, while they are known for their creamy white iridescent fretwork/basket weave styles, they also offer other lines and techniques. This is just gorgeous, definitely worth your green.

19th century Irish military headgear. A Victorian 1847 Pattern 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards Officer’s Helmet, to be precise. What a find!

While, not strictly Irish, it is green emerald green and it falls into the desired time frame (in this case, the Belle Époque) but it hardly matters. Honestly, just look at the bracelet. So beautiful!

Lastly, the drama of the Edwardian Irish Lace Wedding Gown for your bonnie bride! The details are amazing, do visit the site for close ups of the craftsmanship.

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