Auctions, results and fairs
What’s sold and what’s coming up
O’Reillys, lot 397, a 14ct gold make-up box with diamond-set duck hunting scene on lid, (€14,000-€18,000)
John Weldon Auctioneers, Temple Bar, Dublin 8. Tuesday, June 12th. Diamond line bracelet, total weight 7.50ct, €16,700 (€17,000-€22,000). Antique diamond earrings, €8,000 (€8,500-€9,500). Diamond single-stone ring, €2,920 (€2,500-€3,500). Gent’s Rolex bracelet watch, €2,000 (€2,000-€3,000). Gent’s diamond-set Hubolt watch, €4,700 (€4,700-€5,200). An 18-ct gold watch with movement by John Gaskin of Dublin, Warden of the Company of Goldsmiths, 1824-1826, €1,150 (€500-€700). Five pound coin dated 1887, weight 40g, €1,500 (€1,200-€1,800). Lalique glass coquille shell design bowl, €560 (€450-€650). For more results see jwa.ie
RJ Keighery Antiques, William Street, Waterford. Furniture sale, Monday June 18th, 10.30am. To include furniture, paintings, silver, rugs and African memorabilia. Lot 666, Arthur Maderson, Glenshelane, €4,500-€6,000. Lot 172, Victorian mahogany secretaire chest, €300-€500. Lot 95, 19th-century Romanian wedding chest, €150-€250. Lot 157, four ginger jars, €40-€60. See antiquesireland.ie
Usher’s Auction Rooms, John Street, Kells, Co Meath. June 19th, 5pm. This sale is a preamble to the Hinterland festival, during which the auction rooms will host lectures and literary events, so it’s appropriate that the sale includes seven bookcases, among them a 10-foot brass-grilled breakfront bookcase and a Sheraton inlaid bureau bookcase. Also a gilt overmantel which came from Eureka House, Kells, an arts and crafts pollard oak bedroom suite and garden furniture and statuary. For details see usherauctions.com
O’Reilly’s Fine Art, 126 Francis Street, Dublin 8. Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver, Wednesday, June 20th, 1pm. More than 600 lots. Highlights include lot 342, a sapphire and diamond necklace, one oval-cut sapphire of 14.80ct with gem report, mounted in 18ct white gold, with diamonds of 9.30ct in total, in presentation case by Asprey (€60,000-€70,000). Lot 300, a diamond solitaire ring, 5.85ct, L-M, VVS1, mounted in 18-ct white gold, (€40,000-€42,000). Lot 211, a diamond line Cartier necklace, set with diamonds of 9.30ct in total, in fitted case (€22,000-€25,000). Lot 261, a four-row graduated cultured pearl necklace with clasp comprising one emerald of 6ct and diamonds of 2.80ct (€15,500-€16,000). Lot 397, a 14-ct gold make-up box with raised, diamond-set duck hunting scene on lid, enclosing two tiered compartments and hidden sliding lipstick and cigarette lighter inserts (€14,000-€18,000). Lot 158, an emerald and diamond cluster ring, one octagonal step-cut emerald of 1.73ct with gem report, surrounded by 1.60ct of diamonds (€10,000-€14,000). For online catalogue, viewing times and bidding details see oreillysfineart.com
Mount Juliet Antiques and Fine Art Fair. Saturday/Sunday June 23rd and 24th, 12pm-6pm and 11am-6pm. This is the first time an antiques fair has been held at Mount Juliet, Co Kilkenny as part of the one-day cricket international The Irish Leprechauns v Holland. Admission is free, but there’s an honesty door with all proceeds going to the Jack & Jill Foundation.
Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Antiques & Vintage Fair, Sunday 24th June, 11am-6pm. Traditional antique jewellery and silver, with furniture and other items for the home, plus vintage finds, including fashion, and collectables, such as coins, banknotes and books. Admission €3.50.