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    FOX HEAD STIRRUP CUPS AT CORK AUCTION ROOMS

    Friday, December 23rd, 2016

    home5a_tA collection of four Fox head stirrup cups will be a feature at the sale at Cork Auction Rooms on December 28.  Such cups are rare and of interest to specialist collectors.  One sold for 1,500 at Cork Auction Rooms two years ago. On offer this time is a pair of  Fox Head form stirrup cups and a  pair of Victorian Staffordshire stirrup cups in the form of fox hounds.  Each pair is estimated at 600-1,200.  A pair of Jack B. Yeats pen and ink cartoons and letters to his sister Susan  – “Two Dublin debutants exercising themselves close by O’ Connell Bridge” and “The turnip sculptor” – are estimated at 6,000-8,000.  A c1835 Georgian Irish mahogany sideboard with acanthus leaf decoration on barley twist supports is estimated at 1,800-2,500 and the sale will feature a selection miniature portraits and silhouettes.

    VINTAGE SIGNS AT CORK AUCTION

    Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

    A collection of vintage, pub memorabilia and enamel signs from the collection of Malcolm Whitehead of West Cork will be included in the sale at  Cork Auction Rooms on July 31.  Around 300 lots from the collection, formed over a period of 50 years, will come under the hammer. Here are some examples of the collection in situ before being moved to the auction rooms:  UPDATE: THESE vintage lots were all sold and enamel signs sold for various prices of from 300-400 each.collection4collection3collection1collection2

    A POST-CHRISTMAS SALE AT CORK AUCTION ROOMS

    Sunday, December 27th, 2015

    The first of the post Christmas sales takes place at Cork Auction Rooms on December 29 at noon.  There is a choice of antique furniture including a Victorian breakfast table and a bamboo hall stand.  Estimates are modest.  The catalogue is online.  Here is a selection:

    A c1900 French over mantle mirror with electric lights (400-600).

    A c1900 French over mantle mirror with electric lights (400-600). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A 19th century Irish glass bowl (300-400).

    A 19th century Irish glass bowl (300-400).  UPDATE: THIS MADE 160

    Six Irish silver forks, hallmarked Dublin 1789 (250-300).

    Six Irish silver forks, hallmarked Dublin 1789 (250-300). UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 280

    Georgian low boy (160-200).

    Georgian low boy (160-200). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    Victorian bamboo hallstand (60-80).

    Victorian bamboo hallstand (60-80).

    This 19th century snap top breakfast table is at Cork Auction Rooms (400-600).

    This 19th century snap top breakfast table is at Cork Auction Rooms (400-600). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD