Auction results and forthcoming sales

A kilo of silver makes three times its estimate at John Weldon Auctioneers

Adam’s auction of Fine Jewellery & Watches includes Lot 118, a novelty gold brooch by Cartier designed as a rabbit with ruby eyes and onyx nose, munching on a coral carrot (€6,000-€8,000)

Adam’s auction of Fine Jewellery & Watches includes Lot 118, a novelty gold brooch by Cartier designed as a rabbit with ruby eyes and onyx nose, munching on a coral carrot (€6,000-€8,000)

 

Auction Results:

Tuesday (June 21st) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. A 1kg bar of silver €1,750 (€450-€650).

Tuesday (June 21st) Christie’s, London. Modern British and Irish Art Evening Sale. A Summer Evening – The Thames by Sir John Lavery sold for £254,500 (€331,000), more than double the top estimate. (£80,000-£120,000).

Forthcoming Auctions:

Tomorrow, Sunday (June 26th)

Denis Drum Auctioneers on-the-premises auction of the contents at 75 Wellington Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, at 2pm, includes “Waterford glass chandelier originally purchased in Switzers in 1975” (€1,000-€2,000); a Victorian oil painting, Haycocks, by William McEvoy (€2,000-€3,000); and, “a very unusual Victorian doctor’s silver meds dispensing fold-away teaspoon and half teaspoon” (€200-€300).

Tomorrow, Sunday (June 26th)

Dukes Building, 7 Market Street, Kells, Co Meath, antiques auction at 2pm, hosted by Damien Matthews Auctioneer to coincide with the Hay Festival Kells.

Monday (June 27th)

De Veres ‘Sunday Sale’ art auction has moved to Monday in support of the Irish soccer team. It will take place at 6pm in Buswell’s Hotel, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, with 150 lots and estimates from €100 to €5, 000. Includes, Dún Laoghaire, Main Street, by Oisin Roche (€800-€1,200); Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, Co Dublin by Ivan Sutton (€800-€1,200); and six paintings by Aidan Bradley including Disappearing Dublin, Kilmainham (€600-€900).

Monday (June 27th)

Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Online art auction for which bidding ends between 6.30pm and 8.45pm on Monday evening. 178 lots. Viewing in the Skibbereen saleroom until 3pm on Monday. Online catalogue and bidding registration at morganodriscoll.com

Tuesday (June 28th)

Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Auction of Fine Jewellery & Watches at 6pm. Includes Lot 118, a novelty gold brooch by Cartier designed as a rabbit with ruby eyes and onyx nose, munching on a coral carrot (€6,000-€8,000), photograph above.

Clarification:

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers’ catalogue note for the painting : The Children of Oliver St. John Gogarty, Dermot, Brenda & ‘Noll ’ at Renvyle, Connemara with the Twelve Pins in the background, by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, to be auctioned on Wednesday ,June 29th, notes that the painting has “now been fully restored by the Gorry Gallery”. A spokeswoman for the Gorry Gallery said that the current proprietor James Gorry was “not involved in any way with the restoration of this painting” but that “work may have been undertaken on this picture by his late grandfather in the 1920s”.

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