This photograph illustrates some lots from a house contents auction in Co. Meath. The venue is Laracor Rectory at Trim and the sale will take place on Sunday, July 29 at 2 p.m.
The 18th century secretaire in the photo is estimated at 2,500-3,500, the satinwood writing desk has an estimate of 4,000-7,000 and the estimate on the pair of Regency hall chairs is 1,200 to 1,600.
Matthews of Olcastle are the auctioneers. There is a varied selection of over 600 lots. Included is an antique Killarney wood centre table, four large leather bound volumes of Edwardian, Irish and English hunts, an early Victorian partners desk, a pair of Georgian fold over card tables, an Irish plate bucket, a pair of cast iron garden seats, a William IV settee, a George II bureau and an inlaid Edwardian display cabinet.
There is some jewellery including a diamond ring in excess of four carats. The catalogue is on-line.