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    ANCIENT MEXICAN STATUE FOR AUCTION IN KINSALE

    Saturday, September 15th, 2018

    An ancient Mexican statue possibly dating to the 3rd century BC is one of the more unusual lots at Aidan Foley’s sale in aid of the RNLI in Kinsale on September 16. The 76 cms tall figure is accompanied by an authentication report from CIRAM, the French radio carbon dating laboratory, and is estimated at 10,000-15,000.

    The cause is exceptional so this sale has attracted a variety of quality lots ranging from the Lipton Challenge Cup presented to Cove Sailing Club, Cork Harbour in 1921 by Sir Thomas Lipton to a tanzanite and diamond ring donated by Loretta Brennan Glucksman. The wide variety on offer includes contents from the former Lovetts Restaurant in Cork, Irish and English silver, art, furniture and jewellery.

    Ancient Mexican statue  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    The Lipton Cup

    YOU TOO CAN HAVE A SLICE OF THE ACTION

    Monday, February 5th, 2018
    In Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare Aidan Foley’s sale on February 13 will include around 200 lots from the former Principle Management Building on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, the music and management company founded by Paul McGuinness who successfully managed U2 for more than 30 years to 2013.

    Among these are some good desks, leather couches, chair, lamps and luxurious office accoutrements.  The auction includes lots from a period house in Askeaton with six Victorian gilt overmantles, a Victorian oval ended dining table  with two extra leaves estimated at just 300-400 and chairs.  There will be over 1,000 lots.

    A boardroom table from Principle Management  UPDATE:  The table made 759

    A Victorian overmantle mirror  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 480

    DAVID LINLEY TABLE AT CO. CLARE AUCTION

    Saturday, June 20th, 2015
    The maple dining table by David Linley.

    The maple dining table by David Linley.  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A David Linley dining table is the top lot at Aidan Foley’s summer sale at The Auction Rooms, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare on June 23.  The maple wood table, capable of seating up to 20, was a commissioned piece and will attract international interest.

    Over 1,000 lots will be sold including a Limerick silver spoon by Maurice Fitzgerald, antique furniture, jewellery and Waterford Crystal chandeliers.  There is garden furniture and outdoor effects including a pair of cannons. Other lots of note include a Killarney wood workbox, a Georgian marquetry bookcase, a games table and an extensive array of furniture.  The auction will be live on the internet.

    UPDATE:  The table was unsold but the London trade has expressed an interest.