Thursday, September 19th Cheffins, Cambridge, England. A ring worn by Lord Edward FitzGerald and left to his sister, Lady Lucy Foley sold for £6,000 (€7,150)
Monday, September 23rd
Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, art sale at Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin. 76 per cent of lots sold. Blackthorn and Flowers by Kenneth Webb, €12,000 (€12,000-€15,000); Point of Sunset, Glandore, West Cork by Arthur Maderson, €7,000 (€6,000-€8,000).
Wednesday, September 25th Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Irish art. The Lobster Fisher at Dusk by Paul Henry €160,000 (€100,000-€150,000);
A French Quayside by William John Leech, €90,000 (€80,000- €120,000); Potato Gathering by Walter Frederick Osborne, €60,000 (€60,000-€80,000).
Tuesday-Thursday, September 24th-26th Sheppard’s, Durrow, Co Laois. A Regency dining table €14,000 (€8,000-€12,000), a pair of 18th-century Irish knife urns €10,400 (€8,000-€12,000)
Tuesday, October 1st Mealy’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Georgian country house contents sale at Woodview House, Ferns, Co Wexford. 11am. Over 600 lots. mealys.ie
Tuesday, October 1st de Veres, Thomas Prior Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Art and Design Auction at 6pm. 80 lots of 20th century design furniture and 100 lots of Irish art. Viewing tomorrow and Monday.
Death of popular Meath auctioneer
The death has taken place of one of the country’s most popular fine art and antiques auctioneers. Michael Mullen who died aged 80 on September 20th, held monthly auctions for five decades at his saleroom in Oldcastle, Co Meath.