Fine Art Auctions & Fairs
Diamond solitaire ring with a 3.46ct emerald-cut diamond, mounted in platinum, fetches €23,000 at O’Reilly’s
Lot 235, a pair of diamond and gem-set flower brooches by ‘Van Cleef & Arpels’ €3,200 (€3,500-€5,500) at O’Reilly’s
Monday (January 22nd) Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Online Art Auction.
Some 90 per cent of lots sold.
Lot 9, Landscape, Co. Down by Daniel O’Neill €7,000 (€6,000-€9,000);
Lot 4, Shawlies on the Coastal Road by Markey Robinson €5,000 (€2,000-€4,000);
Lot 13 Portrait of John Fitzgerald Anster (watercolour) by Sir Frederic William Burton €5,000 (€4,000-€6,000);
Lot 16, Ploughing the Fields by Frank McKelvey €4,800 (€5,000-€7,000);
Lot 11, Muckish Mountain, Co Donegal by James Humbert Craig €3,000 (€4,000-€6,000);
Lot 8, The Watchful Eyes by Mark O’Neill €3,000 (€3,000-€5,000);
Lot 20, An Old Mill by Norah McGuinness €3,000 (€2,000-€3,000);
Lot 1, Bottle Tower, Rathfarnham by Harry Kernoff €2,200 (€2,000-€3,000);
Lot 101, Winter Evening, Dame Street by Peter Pearson €800 (€500-€750);
Lot 166, Struthon Pier by Ivan Sutton €750 (€700-€1,000);
Lot 111, Ladies’ Day at the Horse Show by Marie Carroll €750 (€600-€900);
Lot 114, Horn Head, Co Donegal by Frank Egginton €750 (€600-€900);
Lot 122, Summer, Inchydoney by John Morris €650 (€400-€600);
Lot 145, Rossbeigh Beach, Co Kerry by Stephen Cullen €500 (€500-€750).
Tuesday (January 23rd) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin.
Auction of jewellery and watches. Some 78 per cent of lots sold.
A platinum diamond three-stone ring, with an insurance valuation for €46,000, sold for €10,800 (€9,000-€12,000);
a Tiffany & Co gold necklace €4,000 (€4,000-€6,000);
a Tiffany & Co gold bangle €1,050 (€1,000-€1,500);
a pair of Tiffany & Co gold diamond-set earrings €860 (€800-€1,200);
a gent’s Hublot ‘Big Bang’ diamond-set watch €7,000 (€7,000-€8,000)[see pic]; and,
a lady’s two-tone, diamond-set Rolex ‘Datejust’ bracelet watch €3,500 (€3,500-€4,500).
Wednesday (January 24th) O’Reilly’s, Francis Street, Dublin 8.
Auction of jewellery and watches.
Lot 320, a diamond solitaire ring with a 3.46ct emerald-cut diamond, mounted in platinum €23,000 (€22,000-€28,000);
Lot 218, a ‘Patek Philippe’ watch, circa 1960’s, 18ct yellow gold cushion shape case, automatic mechanical movement, on black crocodile print strap, €7,000 (€5,600-€6,000);
Lot 235, a pair of diamond and gem-set flower brooches by ‘Van Cleef & Arpels’ €3,200 (€3,500-€5,500)[see top pic];
Lot 305, a pair of ‘Tiffany & Co’ cat brooches, set with emeralds and diamonds €3,000 (€3,000-€5,000);
Lot 237, an Art Déco Chinese-style card case, in sterling silver with hardstone inlays, signed “Tamisier – Paris – Vichy – Nice” €1,000 (€1,000-€2,000) [see pic].
Among the unsold was Lot 62, a sapphire and diamond ‘Turtle’-shaped brooch by Cartier (€6,500-€8,500).
Tomorrow, Sunday (January 28th) Hegarty’s Auction Rooms, Parnell Business Park, The Bypass, Bandon, Co. Cork.
Antiques auction at 4pm to include the contents of ‘Brizay Park’, Compass Hill, Kinsale. To include:
Lot 6: Relaxing, oil-on-board painting, by Elizabeth Brophy (Australian/Irish) €2,000-€3,000;
Lot 10, Path in the Woods, oil on board painting, by Arthur K Maderson €2,500-€3,500;
Lot 15, an 18ct cluster ring with a 2.67ct Columbian emerald €2,800-€3,800;
Lot 37, an 18ct cluster ring with a 4.40ct Burmese ruby €3,500-€4,000;
Lot 95, an Irish silver teapot and a coffee pot, each with wooden handles on lion paw feet, decorated with images of animals & fruit vines, made in 1975 by Alwright & Marshall Ltd €1,300-€1,600.
Viewing from today at noon. Catalogue online at hegartyantiques.com
Tuesday (January 30th) Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, Durrow, Co Laois. ‘Attic2Auction’ – general antiques clearance auction at 10.30am. Over 700 lots. Viewing from Saturday, January 27th, at 1oam. Digital catalogue online at sheppards.ie
Tuesday (January 30th) Usher’s Auction Rooms, John Street, Kells, Co Meath. Antique Furniture and Fine Art Auction at 5 p.m. Viewing begins tomorrow (Sunday) 2pm-6pm and Monday 10am-7pm and day of sale from 10am.
January 27th & 28th. Antiques Fair, Cork International Hotel, Cork Airport Business Park. 11am-6pm daily.
January 28th. Dublin City Book Fair, The Tara Towers Hotel, Merrion Road, Dublin 4. 11am-5pm. Dealers selling a selection of rare, antiquarian and out-of-print books. Valuations are free and our a bookbinder is available to advise on restoration.
January 28th. Antiques & Vintage Fair, Trim Castle Hotel, Co Meath, 12pm-6pm.