What’s on in antiques: this week’s upcoming auctions and fairs

Van Cleef & Arpels jewellery and Cartier disco ball pendant among the treasures

West Cork Antiques Art and Vintage Fair
Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery, Co Cork, Sunday August 26th, 11am to 6pm, adults €3.50, children free. More than 20 stands of furniture, silver, paintings, jewellery and decorative objects.

Hegarty Antiques and Fine Art, Bandon, Co Cork 
West Cork Country House Auction, Sunday August 26, 4pm. To include the Denniss Collection from Schull; 340 lots ranging from antique furniture to fine art, silver and jewellery, with many items coming from a probate clearance and to be sold without reserve. Lot 3, white gold sapphire and diamond ring, €4,500-€5,500. Lot 20, late 19th-century silver tea/coffee set, decorated with  chasing of foliate & scroll design, with intertwined beading detail and gilt interiors, maker's mark EB & JB for Edward & John Barnard, 1860 & 1861, €100-€200.

For online catalogue, viewing times and bidding details see hegartyantiques.com

RJ Keighery Antiques, William Street, Waterford
Antique auction, Monday August 27th, 10.30am. Furniture, vintage Waterford cut glass, rugs and decorative objects. Lot 623, bronze Adam and Eve figure by Jan Josef Jacquet, €2,000-€3,000. Lot 740, ebonised three-door breakfront cabinet with ormolu mounts and pietra dura decoration, €3,000-€5,000. Lot 750, gilded brass and porcelain clock set with painted face, €500-€800.


For online catalogue, viewing times and bidding details see antiquesireland.ie

O'Reilly's Fine Art, 126 Francis Street, Dublin 8
Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver, Wednesday August 29th, 1.30pm. Lot 417, diamond solitaire by Van Cleef & Arpels, one round, brilliant-cut diamond of 3.30 carats with baguette diamond shoulders, €48,000-€58,000. Lot 147, pair of early 19th-century emerald and diamond pendant earrings, emeralds 6.61 carats and old-cut diamonds 3.00 carats, €20,000-€30,000. Lot 144, emerald and diamond brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels in the form of two birds perched on a branch, €16,000-€24,000. Lot 203, Cartier disco ball pendant and chain, diamonds approximately 7.10 carats, mounted in 18-carat white gold, €15,000-€22,000. Lot 318, pearl and diamond three-stone ring, one black saltwater pearl mounted with two fancy shield-shaped diamonds, €8,000-€10,000. Lot 211, malachite link bracelet by Mellerio, €6,000-€9,000. Lot 69, art deco coral, onyx and diamond pin brooch mounted in platinum, €4,800-€47,500.

For online catalogue, viewing times and bidding details see oreillysfineart.com

Sean Eacrett End of Summer Fine Art and Antiques
Ballybrittas, Portlaoise, Co Laois, Saturday September 1st, 2pm. See seaneacrettantiques.ie

The Cork National Antiques Fair 
Cork International Hotel, Cork airport, Saturday and Sunday September 8th and 9th, 11am to 6pm, admission €3.50, children free. More than 40 stands of furniture, decorative objects and collectibles.

Arminta Wallace

Arminta Wallace

Arminta Wallace is a former Irish Times journalist