What it went for: auction and fair results


Monday (June 27th)
De Veres, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Irish Art Auction. Sixty per cent of lots sold. The top lot was Ballacorrick, Mouth of the Turning River 1 by Hughie O'Donoghue, €5,000 (€3,000-€5,000); Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, Co Dublin, by Ivan Sutton, €900 (€800-€1,200); Sheriff Street Lower by Aidan Bradley, €600 (€600-€900).

Monday (June 27th)
Morgan O'Driscoll Auctioneers online art auction. Eighty-eight per cent of lots sold. Race to the Finish (oil on canvas) by Liam O'Neill, €8,500 (€6,000-€8,000).

Tuesday (June 28th)
Adam's, 26 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Auction of fine jewellery and watches. Lot 118, a novelty gold brooch by Cartier designed as a rabbit with ruby eyes and onyx nose, munching on a coral carrot, €5,500 (€6,000-€8,000); Lot 116, an early Victorian gold necklace designed as a serpent with green beryl crown and garnet eyes, €3,200 (€2,000-€4,000).


Tuesday & Wednesday (June 28th, 29th)
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. Chatsworth Fine Art Sale. Seventy per cent of lots sold. The top lot was a 19th-century Irish bracket clock by Sharp of Westmoreland Street, Dublin, which made €6,600 – three times the top estimates (€1,600-€2,200). A painting, The Children of Oliver St. John Gogarty, Dermot, Brenda and 'Noll' at Renvyle, Connemara with the Twelve Pins in the background (oil on canvas) by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, estimated at €10,000-€15,000, was withdrawn before the sale and, according to the auctioneer, "a satisfactory deal was agreed to keep it among the family".

Tuesday & Wednesday (June 28th, 29th)
Sheppard's country house collections auction at Coolattin House, Shillelagh, Co Wicklow. Ninety-one per cent of lots sold. Lot 743, a Chinese Qing period vase, made €260,000 – more than three times the top estimate (€60,000-€80,000) – and was bought by an online bidder in Beijing; Lot 767, a Chinese gilt bronze Buddha made €46,000 (€15,000-€20,000); and Lot 593, a set of 12 18th-century Chinese export hardwood elbow chairs, €20,000 (€30,000-€50,000). However, a selection of seven classic cars, including a 1976 silver/grey four-door saloon, Silver Shadow Rolls Royce estimated at €20,000-€30,000, failed to sell.


Monday (July 4th)
Milltown Country Auction Rooms, Milltown, Dromiskin, Dundalk, Co Louth. Antiques auction with some 650 lots at 4pm.

Wednesday (July 6th)
Victor Mitchell Auctioneers, Mount Butler sale room, Roscrea, Co Tipperary. "Antiques Auction with Furnishings and Interior Decor for Everyone". 10.30am. Further information at victormitchell.com