November 11th Hegarty's Auctioneers of Bandon. Famine cottage, Connemara, Co Galway, by Eileen Meagher, €2,600 (€3,000-€5,000); Regency library table, €1,000 (€1,200-€1,600).

Tuesday, November 12th Gormleys Auctioneers. Seated Nude by Basil Blackshaw, €7,000 (€7,000-€8,000); Cushendun by James Humbert Craig, €3,300 (€2,000-€2,500); Pony And Trap by Ross Wilson, €2,900 (€3,500-€4,500).

Wednesday, November 13th Dreweatts Auctioneers, Berkshire. A George II Irish side table £185,000 (£8,000-£12,000).

Forthcoming auctions

Monday, November 18th RJ Keighery City Auction Rooms, William Street, Waterford. Antiques auction at 10.30am. Waterford Crystal 10-branch chandelier, €6,000-€8,000; grandfather clock by Richard Barrett, Dublin, €3,000-€4,000.


November 19th


Sotheby's, London. Portrait of Lady Idina Wallace by Sir William Orpen, £800,000-£1.2m; The Bog Road by Paul Henry, £50,000-£70,000.

Wednesday, November 20th Bonham's, London. The Curragh by Paul Henry, £100,000-£150,000; Visitors by Jack B Yeats, £30,000-£50,000.

Wednesday, November 20th O'Reillys, Francis Street, Dublin. Auction of Fine Jewellery and Silver at 1pm. Art Deco diamond bracelet, €12,000-€14,000.

Saturday, November 23rd Lynes & Lynes Auction Rooms, Carrigtwohill, Cork. Irish Georgian secretaire, €5,000-€7,000.