Bank holiday auction roundup
Paintings by Jack B Yeats and Harry Kernoff among those going under the hammer in the coming days
Hobby Horses by Jack B Yeats, one of the paintings for auction at Dolan’s of Clifden this weekend
Monday (August 3rd)
Victor Mee Auctions, Cloverhill, Belturbet, Co Cavan. Antiques and garden (furniture) auction at 2pm. A late 19th-century ladies’ crocodile-skin travel case, with silver-mounted contents, hallmarked London 1894, presented to Marchioness Conyngham “in memoriam of Victor George Henry Francis Fifth Marquess Conyngham, Slane, Co Meath 1885 – 1918 ADC to Lt – General Sir John Maxwell” (the British army leader who quelled the 1916 Rising) with a “letter of authenticity” €250-€350.
Monday and Tuesday (August 3rd and 4th)
Dolan’s Art Auction House, two-day bank holiday art and antiques auction, Harbour Road, Clifden, Co Galway, 12.30pm each day. Viewing under way. Hobby Horses by Jack B Yeats, €78,000-€85,000; The Mall, Castlebar (Co Mayo) by Harry Kernoff (€6,000-€10,000), and hundreds of more affordable painting including many Connemara landscapes.