An oval satinwood inlaid writing desk probably by Butler’s of Dublin, an inlaid Killarney work box stamped 1855 and a French kingwood and marquetry bureau plat feature at Marshs auction in Cork city centre on November 5. They are estimated respectively at 2,500-3,000, 4,000-5,000 and 2,000-2,500. The sale, which is strong in antique furniture, includes a pair of French gilt armchairs (2,500-3,000), a William IV teapoy (750-1,000), a Georgian inlaid satinwood corner cupboard (1,000-1,500) and a Regency walnut games/work table (1,500-2,000). More than 300 lots are on offer. Here is a small selection:
An oval satinwood inlaid writing desk, probably by Butler's of Dublin. UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,200.
A Killarney work box. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD AND IS UNDER NEGOTIATION.
A kingswood and marquetry bureau plat. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,800.
A William IV mahogany teapoy. UPDATE: THIS MADE 800.
A Georgian inlaid ormolu mounted corner cupboard. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,800.
A pair of French gilt armchairs. UPDATE: THESE MADE 2,000.
A Regency walnut games/work table at Marshs. (Click on image to enlarge). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.