Auctions and Fairs
Wednesday, June 5th Bonhams, London. A Fabergé cigarette case, £205,250 (£150,000-£200,000).
Tuesday, June 11th Sotheby’s, New York. First edition of The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald $112,500 ($100,000-$150,000); 1924 recording of James Joyce reading from Ulysses, $43,750 ($15,000-$20,000).
Wednesday, June 12th Christie’s, London. Virgil’s Opera , £1, 181,875 (£500,000- £800,000). (See photograph)
Tuesday, June 18th Adams Blackrock, Main St, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Interiors and Fine Art Auction at 11am. Includes the contents of 5 Clifton Terrace, Monkstown, Co Dublin, property of the late Eugene Lambert. Furniture, silver, paintings, prints, mirrors, rugs, chandeliers and various collectibles.
Wednesday, June 19th O’Reilly’s, Francis Street, Dublin 8. Auction of jewellery, silver and watches at 1pm.