Auction Results

Sunday (February 22nd)

Victor Mee Auctions (Co Cavan). Auction on the premises of Smarmore Castle, Ardee, Co Louth. A William IV mahogany three-pod dining table €3,200 (€3,500 –€4,500); six Georgian mahogany dining room chairs €2,800 (€3,000 – €4,000); Small Hopes (an oil-on-canvas of a racehorse) by Samuel Spode €3,500 (€3,000 – €4,000).

Monday (February 23rd)

Morgan O'Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Off-The- Wall online art auction. 96 per cent of lots sold. Two Figures In A Seascape by Daniel O'Neill €3,800 (€1,000-€1,500); West Cork Landscape by William Crozier €3,800 (€3,000-€5,000); Seascape by John Bellany €3,600 (€1,500-€2,000); Poppies by Kenneth Webb €2,600 (€2,500- €3,500); The Red Car by Basil Blackshaw €2,600 (€2,000- €3,000); Happy Valentine by Graham Knuttel €2,400 (€1,750- €2,500).

Tuesday (February 24th)

John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow's Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. A first World War Princess Mary Christmas Gift Tin (cigarettes and tobacco for a soldier) €260 (€150-€250).

Tuesday (February 24th)

Sotheby's, London. Of Royal & Noble Descent, an auction of aristocratic heirlooms including a Surtout de table, a gilt-bronze table centrepiece made in circa 1805 for the Butler Family of Kilkenny Castle, £18,750 (£8,000-£12,000.)