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's.ie
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.
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.
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.