Auctions and Fairs
Irish silver marrow scoop, made in 1767 by Michael Keating, Dublin (€150-€250) at John Weldon Auctioneers.
Auction results Wednesday, September 3rd O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms, Francis St, Dublin 8. Art Deco platinum, ruby and diamond bracelet €17,500 (€17,000-€18,000); Art Deco Cartier gold compact, topped with a ruby cabochon, €8,000 (€7,500- €8,000); Art Deco diamond brooch, €6,200 (€6,000-€8,000); Victorian garnet-set gold bracelet, modelled as a snake, in original fitted case, €2,200 (€2,500-€3,000). Forthcoming auctions Tuesday, September 9th John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. Auction of jewellery, silver and gold. 2pm. Viewing from noon today. Irish silver marrow scoop, made in 1767 by Michael Keating, Dublin (€150-€250). The auctioneer said the kitchen implement was once known as “the tax collector” as “one would use the large end to scoop out marrow from the bone and the smaller end would then be used to get every last bit. Forthcoming fairs Sunday, September 7th Antiques Fair, Clontarf Castle Hotel, Castle Ave, Dublin 3. 11am-6pm. Saturday and Sunday, September 13th-14th Town of Books festival, Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny. Pop-up bookshops and stalls throughout the town selling antiquarian, bargain, collectable and rare books.