Tuesday, October 2nd John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. A silver wine funnel, described as “possibly by Joseph Johns of Limerick circa 1745”, €1,000 (€1,200-€1,800); a silver dish ring (potato ring) by William Egan of Cork, hallmarked 1916 Dublin, €770 (€500-€700); a George III Irish silver fish server made in Dublin 1820 by John Sherwin, €800 (€800-€1,200).
Wednesday, October 4th Bloomsbury Auctions London. A Chinese 1970 propaganda poster celebrating the 1916 Easter Rising and Chairman Mao’s Communist Party sold to a telephone bidder for £1,984 (£ 1,000-£1,500).
Monday, October 8th Matthews Auction Rooms, 116 Capel Street, Dublin 1. 6.30 pm. Antiques auction. A Georgian Irish silver Freedom Box, circa 1780, €4,000-€7,000; a pair of Chinese Ming bronzed figures of The Wind and Thunder Gods (ex Doneraile House, Co Cork) €3,000–€5,000; A Connemara Colleen by Kenneth Webb, €3,000-€5,000; and, a collection of vintage classic wristwatches, to be auctioned individually, including a 1960 Rolex Oyster Perpetual, €1,000-€1,500.
Sunday, October 7th The Midlands Antiques and Art Fair, Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co.Offaly. 11am-6pm.
Further listings see: myantiques.ie