Furniture, fine art, decorative art and Asian art will all come under the hammer at three days of auctions at Sheppards in Durrow, Co. Laois on April 29 and 30 and on May 1. More than 1950 lots are listed on the catalogue for the Outstanding Interiors and Exteriors sale, which is online. Here is a small selection:
Walnut bureau bookcase c1680 (3,000-4,000).
George I walnut and inlaid tallboy (2,500-3,500).
Pair of George III Chippendale elbow chairs (2,400-2,800)
19th century inlaid cased regulator wall clock (6,000-9,000)
Polychrome wood panel Christ in Majesty (4,000-6,000)
Pair of Irish 18th century brass barrelled flintlock blunderbusses (1,500-2,500)
19th century Chinese vase (600-900).
One of a pair of mid-18th century Italian gilt framed mirrors (6,000-9,000).
Samuel Spode – Chestnut in a stable (2,000-3,000)