The latest auction results
Sunday, December 9th Whyte’s Art For Christmas, RDS, Dublin. Stallion Parade by Peter Curling, €5,000 (€5,000-€7,000); Off Brandon Creek, Co Kerry by Liam O’Neill, €2,600 (€2,000-€3,000); The Cupid Lamp by Susan Ryder, €1,900 (€1,500-€2,000); Portrait of Katie Taylor by Mark Barker, €1,050 (€1,000-€1,500); Three Apples by Comhghall Casey, €900 (€500-€700); Dinner At Dromoland Castle (watercolour) by John Bellany, €660 (€400-€500).
Sunday, December 9th Dolan’s Art Auction, Pillo Hotel, Galway. Moonlight, Connemara by Markey Robinson, €3,750 (€4,000-€4,500); Wild Flowers, Connemara by Kenneth Webb, €2,800 (€1,400 - €1,800); Prize White by Mark O’Neill, €2,200 (€1,800-€2,200); Mr Punch (bronze sculpture) by Graham Knuttel, €1,900 (€800-€1,200).
Tuesday, December 11th John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. Silver medal engraved “Tramore Golf Club 1901”, €225 (€100-€200).
Wednesday, December 12th Sotheby’s, London. Auction of rare books. An inscribed, first-edition copy of Dubliners by James Joyce, £127,250 (£60,000- £100,000); a first edition of Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World by Jonathan Swift, £34,850 (£25,000-£35,000).
Saturday and Sunday, December 15th-16th Francis Street, Dublin. Street fair organised by antique dealers, with free valuations today from 10am-1pm.
Saturday, December 15th LB Fine Arts at the Lord Bagenal Hotel, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow. Christmas sale of paintings, prints and sculpture, daily until December 23rd.