Auctions & Fairs
Maroon vintage Model Y Baby Ford Prefect 1939 car fetches €4,000 at RJ Keighery’s City Auction Rooms in Waterford
A 16th-century bone-inlaid box originally in Brackenstown House, Swords, Co Dublin, which is to be auctioned in England on Tuesday
Sunday (June 18th): Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. “At Home” auction. 82 per cent of lots sold. Lot 158, an 18th-century Chinese blue-and-white brush pot €19,000 (€4,000-€6,000); Lot 219, a Victorian giltwood overmantel mirror €8,500 (€3,000-€5,000); Lot 200, a pair of Regency rosewood console tables €8,500 (€3,000-€5,000); Lot 150, a 19th-century Japanese six-fold dividing screen (from the collection of the late Anne Bullitt) €7,500 (€800-€1,200); Lot 155, a Chinese blue-and-white Kangxi vase €6,500 (€3,000-€5,000); Lot 220, a William IV mahogany serving table €5,700 (€600-€800); Lot 351, a set of 8 Art Déco chairs, upholstered in geometric cream and black motif, €3,200 (€2,000-€4,000).
Monday (June 19th): RJ Keighery’s City Auction Rooms, Waterford. 82 per cent of lots sold. Lot 400, a four-door, maroon vintage Model Y Baby Ford Prefect 1939 car €4,000 (€5,000-€7,000) [see pic from last week]; Lot 650, a William IV mahogany dining table €3,000 (€3,000-€4,500); Lot 739, a pair of 4ft 5-arm hand-cut crystal chandeliers made by former Waterford Crystal mastercutters €1,400 (€1,700-€2,200).
Wednesday (June 21st): O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms, Francis Street, Dublin 8. Auction of Jewellery, Watches & Silver. Lot 300, a pair of diamond solitaire earrings €44,000 (€45,000-€50,000); Lot 204, a Victorian diamond “open-crescent” brooch, mounted in silver topped 18ct yellow gold, in fitted case €15,000 (€9,000-€12,000).
Tomorrow, Sunday (June 25th): Hegarty’s Auction Rooms, The Bypass, Bandon, Co Cork. Antiques auction at 4pm to include further contents from the Glebe House, Lisheen, Skibbereen. Period furniture, silver, jewellery and art including Lot 9, a rosewood Campaign secretaire chest €1,600-€1,800 ; Lot 12, a cased French desk set with seal, letter-opener, book-marker, pencil and pen decorated in the Art Nouveau style €300-€400 ; and, Lot 204, a vintage Dior necklace €300-€400.
Monday (June 26th): Milltown Country Auction Rooms, Dromiskin, Dundalk, Co Louth. Antique furniture auction with 650 lots at 4pm. See milltownauctionrooms.com
Tuesday (June 27th): John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. Auction of jewellery, silver and gold coins at 2pm. Viewing from noon today. 410 lots including a diamond line bracelet, containing 48 diamonds, €2,500-€3,500; an Irish silver sauceboat made in Dublin 1904 by Charles Lamb €150-€250; a gold guinea, dated 1786, €300-€500.
Tuesday (June 27th): Sworders’ Fine Art Auctioneers, Stansted, Essex, England. The Summer Country House Sale includes Lot 199 – A domed-top box, South German, 16th century, inlaid with 273 small bone panels engraved with scenes of hunting with dogs and falcons, also rabbits, hares, birds, lions, tortoises, and snails. The provenance is catalogued as Brackenstown House, Swords, Co Dublin, former home of the aristocratic Molesworth family who gave their name to the street in Dublin. (£3,000-£5,000 – €3.4k-€5.7k). [see pic] sworder.co.uk