Auctions and Fairs
Bronze garden statue of a lion made €7,500 at Mealy’s
Monday, October 21st Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers auction of Russian and Czech paintings. 78 per cent of lots sold. Lenin on the March with Comrades by Andrei Andreyevich Serbutovskiy, €1,800 (€4,000- €5,000); The Hiding of the Revolutionary Flag by Ivan Nikolaevich Aristov, €2,800 (€2,000-€3,000).
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22nd and 23rd Mealy’s, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. Autumn Fine and Decorative Art Sale. 70 per cent of lots sold. A 214cm-high bronze garden statue of a lion €7,500 (€7,500- €8,500); an English longcase clock €10,500 (€6,000- €8,000); a Georgian dining table, €7,000 (€5,000- €7,000). Forthcoming Auctions
Sunday, November 3rd Matthews Auction Rooms sale of the contents of Violet Hill House at Herbert Road, Bray. Starts at noon. Viewing underway at the house. Over 750 lots. Evening Landscape With Shepherd by John Linnell, €20,000-€30,000; an Irish 18th-century rectangular centre table, originally from Cromer House, €8,000-€12,000; a pair of Victorian cast-iron garden urns, €800-€1,200; an antique Samurai sword, €250-€350; a Victorian silk top-hat in leather case, €80-€120.
Saturday, Sunday and
Monday, October 26th-28th Wexford Festival Antiques Fair, Talbot Hotel, Wexford , daily, noon-8pm.
Sunday, October 27th Book Fair, Tara Towers Hotel, Merrion Road, Dublin 4. 11am-5pm.
Monday, October 28th Bank Holiday Antiques Fair, Anner Hotel, Thurles, Co Tipperary. 11am-6pm.