Auctions & Fairs: Results

Chinese bowl sells for 9 times its top estimate at Sheppard’s in Laois

Auction Results:

Monday (November 28th) Whyte's art auction, RDS, Dublin. 78 per cent of lots sold. Lot 32a, West of Ireland Landscape by Paul Henry sold for €87,000, below its low estimate (€90,000-€120,000). Lot 82, Two Trees by Basil Blackshaw, €20,000 (€15,000-€18,000); Lot 89, Garden at Night by William Crozier, €19,000 (€20,000-€30,000); Lot 38, The Tram, Dublin Nocturne by Harry Kernoff, €16,000 (€12,000-€15,000); Lot 67, Morning Flight, Paradise Island, Bahamas by Tony O'Malley, €14,000 (€15,000-€20,000); Lot 114, Peacocks at Kilmurry, Co Kilkenny (watercolour) by Mildred Anne Butler, €1,900 (€2,000-€3,000); Lot 169, Three Men in a Boat by Liam O'Neill, €10,000 (€8,000-€10,000); Lot 10, Regatta Day, Hollywood, Co Down by Frank McKelvey, €10,000 (€5,000-€7,0000); Lot 197, In Too Deep by Shane Blount, €2,000 (€2,000-€3,000). Among the unsold was Lot 35, Sur le Bord de la forêt (Figure With Shell) by Mary Swanzy (€25,000-€35,000). For full list of results see whyte'

Tuesday & Wednesday (November 29th&30th) Sheppard's Irish Auction House, Durrow, Co Laois. Dublin & Provincial Auction. 78 per cent of lots sold. Lot 830, a Chinese "Yuan Dynasty, blue-and-white 'Yi' pouring bowl" sold to an online bidder in Malaysia for €28,000 – more than nine times the top estimate (€2,000-€3,000); Lot 1103, a pair of George III period console tables, €24,000 (€15,000-€25,000); Lot 560, a pair of Dresden porcelain parakeets, €1,450 (€800-€1,200); Lot 411, an Edwardian satinwood chair, €800 (€800-€1,200). Among lots that failed to sell were Lot 1093, a 19th century Killarney-ware davenport (desk) (€15,000-€25,000); and Lot 348, an Austrian art nouveau vase decorated with images of cranes (€500-€700). The results from Sheppard's Classic Art Evening Auction on Thursday, December 1st will be published next week.

Forthcoming Auctions:


Tomorrow, Sunday (December 4th) and Monday (December 5th) Milltown Country Auction Rooms, Milltown, Dundalk, Co Louth. Two-day antiques auction of over 800 lots. Sunday, 2pm; Monday, 4pm.

Monday (December 5th) Morgan O'Driscoll Auctioneers, Irish & International Art Auction, RHA Gallery, Ely Place, Dublin 2 at 6pm. (Note new venue). Viewing underway today.

Tuesday (December 6th) Oliver Usher's Auction Rooms, John Street, Kells, Co. Meath. Antiques & Fine Art Auction, 5pm.

Wednesday (December 7th) Mitchell's Auctioneers, Mount Butler Saleroom, Roscrea, Co Tipperary. Antiques & Collectibles auction at 2pm with more than 750 lots including antique interior furnishings, paintings, rugs, silver, lighting and, part two of the disposal of the Nore View Folk & Heritage Museum (formerly in Bennettsbridge, Co Kilkenny).

Saturday (December 10th) O'Donovan & Associates Auctioneers, Newcastle West, Co Limerick. Antiques auction at 11am includes "the contents of an Adare residence as well as other local estates" – period furniture, eight-day wall clocks, Waterford Crystal, tea services, hallmarked silver and jewellery.

Forthcoming Fairs:

Tomorrow, Sunday (December 11th) Antiques & Vintage Fair, Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. 11am-6pm.

Tomorrow, Sunday (December 4th) Dublin City Book Fair, Tara Towers Hotel, Dublin 4. 11am-5pm.

Tomorrow, Sunday (December 4th) The Kinsale Antiques Fair, Acton's Hotel, Kinsale, Co Cork. 11am-6pm.