Auctions & Fairs
Second hand Maserati makes €24,500 at Ailesbury Road house contents auction
A Maserati Quattroporte 2006, 4.3 litre V8 car, with 30,000 miles on the clock, sold for €24,500
A selection of 19th century Irish and English glass from the private collection of the late Mr Knollys Stokes will be auctioned at Marshs in Cork on November 5th
Thursday (October 20th) Sotheby’s, London. A previously undocumented and unpublished sketch-leaf for Ludwig van Beethoven’s most renowned piano concerto, his Emperor Concerto, sold for £377,000 (£150,000-£200,000).
Monday (October 24th) De Veres house contents auction at 51 Ailesbury Road, Dublin 4. 85 per cent of lots sold. Lot 572, a Maserati Quattroporte 2006, 4.3 litre V8 car, [see photograph] with 30,000 miles on the clock, sold for €24,500 (€15,000-€20,000); Lot 87, a Georgian mahogany double breakfront bookcase, €9,000 (€10,000-€15,000); Lot 131, a first edition copy of Ulysses by James Joyce, €7,600 (€5,000-€7,000); Lot 384, a pair of late Victorian carved stone sphinxes from Helen Dillon’s garden, €3,000 (€2,000-€3,000); Lot 406, a single bottle of Château Lafite-Rothschild, 1947, €360 (€300-€500).
Monday (October 24th) Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Irish Art Online Auction. 86 per cent of lots sold. Lot 100, Famine Ship (bronze sculpture) by John Behan sold for €5,000 (€5,000-€7,000); Lot 9, Westport Mall, Co Mayo by Harry Kernoff, €4,000 (€2,000-€3,000); Lot 10, River Bank 1 by Donald Teskey, €3,800 (€4,000-€6,000); Lot 3, Car by Basil Blackshaw, €3,400 (€1,000-€1,500); Lot 11, On the Co Down Coast by James Humbert Craig, €3,400 (€2,500-€3,500).
Tuesday (October 25th) Adams Blackrock Auctioneers, 38 Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin. 70 per cent of lots sold. Lot 65, Still Life: Mussels, Lemon and Pewter on a Table by the Dutch artist Jan Hendrik Eversen, sold for €4,000 (€3,000-€4,000); Lot 141, a Regency statuary white and Sienna marble chimney piece, €2,450 (€2,500-€3,500); Lot 3, a case (12 bottles) of Château Mouton Rothschild, 1992, Pauillac, €2,300 (€2,000-€2,500).
Saturday (November 5th) Marshs Auctioneers, 16 South Mall, Cork. Antiques auction at noon. Furniture lots include a Georgian mahogany Cork serving table, estimate €3,000-€5,000; a Victorian walnut and marble-topped dental cabinet, €3,000-€4,000; a selection of 19th century Irish and English glass [see photograph] from the private collection of the late Mr Knollys Stokes, a well-known Cork collector who died in 1997; and also porcelain, china, silver, paintings and prints. On view Thursday and Friday, Novemebr 3rd and 4th, 10.30am-9pm.