SUMMER SALE IN SKIBBEREEN ON SUNDAY
A summer auction with 539 lots on the catalogue takes place in Skibbereen in west Cork on Sunday June 26. Auctioneer Morgan O’Driscoll will offer a variety of lots including furniture, art, porcelain, silver, plate and collectibles.
The venue is Railway House, Bypass Road, Skibbereen. The sale starts at 4 p.m. Here is small selection of what is on offer. The entire catalogue is on-line.
UPDATE: Around 84 per cent of lots on offer found buyers at a sale which attracted a good number of people on a warm summer day.
Brian Ballard RUA (b.1943) 'Poppies and Books' is estimated at 1,700-2,500. UPDATE: IT MADE 1,700
Two from a set of eight 19th century Hepplewhite dining chairs estimated at 2,500-3,500. UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 2,200
Peter Richard Atkinson (1840-1882) 'Two 90 Gun Ships of the Line Entering Cork Harbour' watercolour signed and dated Oct 11th 1860 estimated at 1,000-1,500. UPDATE: IT MADE 1,010
This Georgian bureau is estimated at 1,000-1,400. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD
A Victorian club fender estimated at 450-550. UPDATE: THIS MADE 450
A walnut 19th century sewing table estimated at 500-600. UPDATE: THIS MADE 525