Cufflinks sparkle at O’Reilly’s in Francis Street
Auctions & Fairs: Pair of sapphire and diamond cufflinks mounted in platinum, with Tiffany box and pouch, fetches €8,500
Lot 15, ‘Galway Hookers, Roundstone Bay’ by Ivan Sutton, sold for €1,200 in de Veres online auction
Lot 64: a set of ruby cufflinks and matching dress studs by Van Cleef & Arpels
Lot 64: domed studs and spherical bead cufflinks set throughout with round faceted rubies, mounted in 18ct gold
Pair of saphire and diamond cufflinks
Monday (July 17th) Whyte’s Summer Art Auction, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth St, Dublin 2. Lot 84, Abstract Composition by Evie Hone, €3,200 (€1,500-€2,000); Lot 289, White Pony, Summer, Co Meath by John Skelton, €2,800 (€2,000-€3,000); Lot 184, The Forty Foot, Sandycove, Co Dublin, 2006 by Oisín Roche, €850 (€800-€1,200); Lot 85, Cottage in Summer by Fr Jack P Hanlon, €480 (€500-€700); Lot 176, Country Lanes with Cottages in the Distance by Charles J McAuley, €600 (€600-€800).
Tuesday (July 18th) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cows Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 8. Auction of jewellery, silver, coins and banknotes. A diamond and multigem-set heart locket, containing a lock of hair, €900 (€400-€800); a double-row pearl necklace in a Mikimoto case €520 (200-500); a 9ct gold gate bracelet, approx. 21.8 grams, in a fitted Weir &Sons box €440 (€250-€450); a three-piece silver tea set, Irish, Dublin 1808-1811 approx. 1,123 grams, €600 (€500-€1,000); three commemorative medals (gold, silver and bronze) in a box marked “Concours Universel Agricole de Paris 1856”, €1,040 (€1,000-€2,000); three ten-pound “Lady Lavery” banknotes dated 2.12.’76 in mint condition, €280 (€50-€150).
Tuesday (July 18th) Oliver Usher’s Auction Rooms, John Street, Kells, Co Meath. A Danish 1960s dining-room suite – table, six chairs and a sideboard – €2,400 (€800-€1,000); a pair of early 20th century Russian/Chinese tea bricks (tea-leaves formed into briquette shape), €700 (€120-€150); “Illustrations to accompany Notes on the interpretation of Aeroplane Photographs” (a British army first World War publication), €550 (€200-€300); a collection of sandstone whinstones (traditionally used on farms to crush the shoots of whin – also known as gorse or furze – to make feed for horses) with estimates from €300-€600 sold each for between €320 and €350.
Tuesday (July 18th) de Veres, 35 Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Summer online auction of “affordable” art and 20th century design furniture. Lot 6, Figures in a Streetscape by Markey Robinson €3,150 (€3,000-€5,000); Lot 7, Market Day, Galway by Gladys Maccabe, €1,740 (€1,000-€1,500); Sketch in Grasse (France) by William John Leech, €1,560 (€1,000-€1,500); Lot 15, Galway Hookers, Roundstone Bay by Ivan Sutton €1,200 (€1,200-€1,500)[see pic]; Lot 123, a pair of upholstered Danish Easy Chairs, €780 (€600-€900); Lot 103, a walnut and chrome Art Déco extending dining table by “La Metal”, Milan, €720 (€800-€1,200).
Wednesday (July 19th) O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms, Francis Street, Dublin 8. Jewellery auction including cufflinks: Lot 223, a pair of sapphire and diamond cufflinks, sapphires of approx. 1.00ct, diamonds of approx. 1.60ct, mounted in platinum, with Tiffany box and pouch, €8,500 (€8,000-€12,000); Lot 240, a diamond and enamel cufflink and dress stud by Cartier, set throughout with rose cut diamonds, in Cartier presentation case, €7,400 (€7,500-€9,500); and, Lot 64: a set of ruby cufflinks and matching dress studs by Van Cleef & Arpels, domed studs and spherical bead cufflinks set throughout with round faceted rubies, mounted in 18ct gold, €6,000 (€6,000-€7,000)[see pics].
Today & Tomorrow (Saturday & Sunday, July 22nd and 23rd) Matthews Auction Rooms, Two-Day “On The Premises” antiques auction at 15 Royal Terrace West, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin at 10am daily with over €1,200 lots, including silver, antiquarian books, jewellery and collectibles.
Tomorrow, Sunday (July 23rd) Antiques & Vintage Fair, Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin 3, 11am - 6pm.
Tomorrow, Sunday (July 23rd) Antiques Fair, Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny, 11am - 6pm.