Family heirlooms, cameras and rare books: what’s coming up in the auction rooms

Diamond rings, watches by Cartier and Rolex included in 390 lots at John Weldon

1.06ct, diamond ring €4,500–€5,500 at John Weldon

1.06ct, diamond ring €4,500–€5,500 at John Weldon

 

Forthcoming Auctions

TODAY SATURDAY JUNE 22ND

Lynes & Lynes , Eastlink Business Park Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. Contents of city and country houses in addition to the contents of a convent with some items of local interest, to include a painting of Cork by Letitia M Hamilton (€10,000–€15,000) an 18th century brass sundial by Daniel Voster, and a carved oak altar. See lynesandlynes.com

MONDAY JUNE 24TH

Morgan O’Driscoll online auction to include a signed linocut by Pablo Picasso €400–€600; The Drawing Room by Mark O’Neill €3,000–€4,000; Brood Mare by Basil Blackshaw, €10,000–€15,000. See morganodriscoll.com

The Drawing Room by Mark O’Neill, €3,000–€4,000 at Morgan O’Driscoll
The Drawing Room by Mark O’Neill, €3,000–€4,000 at Morgan O’Driscoll
Victorian Pram with dogs head €150–€250 at Matthews Auction
Victorian Pram with dogs head €150–€250 at Matthews Auction

TUESDAY JUNE 25TH

Sean Eacrett, Kilkea Castle Golf Club Castledermot, Co Kildare to include the contents of Prumplestown House, former hunting lodge of the Dukes of Leinster and home of the Wright family. Approximately 700 lots to include bespoke furniture for the lodge, paintings, silver medals and other period pieces. See seaneacrettantiques.ie

TUESDAY JUNE 25TH

John Weldon Cow’s Lane Temple Bar: Over 390 lots to include a variety of diamond rings, watches by Cartier and Rolex and a Cartier Love Ring €800–€1,200. Also a selection of cameras. See jwa.ie

Diamond watch €800-€1,200 at John Weldon
Diamond watch €800-€1,200 at John Weldon
Cartier love ring €800–€1,200 at John Weldon, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin
Cartier love ring €800–€1,200 at John Weldon, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY JUNE 25TH AND 26TH

Sheppard’s Auction House Durrow: Sale of the residue of Castle Blunden and other collections, with over 1,200 lots, 120 of which are from the Blunden family, to include family heirlooms and portraits. See sheppards.com

WEDNESDAY JUNE 26TH

Bonham’s London: Fine Books and Manuscripts sale to feature a lot of Irish interest. Papers of George Hewett, prior to and during the French invasion of 1798, and campaign for Irish independence fought by adjutant-general Theobald Wolfe Tone, including a printed proclamation titled Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, speeches by Bartholomew Teeling and Wolfe Tone.(€11,000–€17,000) See bonhams.com

SATURDAY 29TH

Woodward Auctions, Cook Street, Cork to include a large selection of Victorian and Georgian furniture, artworks by Peter Skelton and The Crossroads, Tallow Horse Fair by Arthur Maderson €2,000–€3,000.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY JUNE 29TH AND 30TH

Matthew’s Auction Duke Bros Building Kells Co Meath to include over 900 lots from residences at Albany Road in Ranelagh, Glencairn in Drumcree, and Tullyaniskey in Mullingar, to coincide with The Hinterland Literary Festival in Kells. See matthewsauctionrooms.com

WEDNESDAY JULY 3RD

Sotheby’s London: The Neil and Gina Smith collection to include three lots of Irish interest, An Irish George II mahogany tea-table, mid-18th century (£8,000–£12,000) George II mahogany sofa, presumed Irish, mid-18th century (£15,000–£25,000) and a library of various silver reference books and catalogues. (£3,000–£4,000) See sotheby’s.com

Forthcoming Fairs

TOMORROW JUNE 23RD

Books, Stamps, Coins and Collectables Fair Dooley’s Hotel The Quay’s Waterford