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    IRISH 18TH CENTURY FURNITURE AT HEGARTY’S AUCTION IN BANDON

    Sunday, October 16th, 2016
    The antique furniture, art and collectibles amassed over several decades by retired Cork based orthopaedic surgeon Mr. Tony McGuinness and his wife Geraldine will come under the hammer at an evening sale at Hegarty’s in Bandon on October 18.  The contents of Bealaha Bridge House, Kilbeg, Bandon form the bulk of the sale. Irish 18th century furniture on offer includes a card table and a wine table. A fine William IV oval ended dining table with two extra leaves is estimated at 2,000-3,000. A set of ten early 19th century dining chairs is estimated at 1,200-1,800 and a Regency rosewood fold over card table at 1,500-2,000.  There is an Edwards and Roberts display cabinet, a pair of Victorian library chairs, a 19th century writing table, a Regency rosewood sofa table and a selection of occasional furniture.

    Collectibles include some Cork silver pieces by William Egan, Oriental Famille Rose and Famille Vert porcelain, an Imperial green and yellow Chinese bowl with a five clawed dragon motif impressed with the six character mark, 19th century English porcelain and Moorcroft pottery. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    A late 19th century French giltwod pier mirror (2,000-3,000)

    A late 19th century French giltwod pier mirror (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,850

    Mark ONeill - Boots by the back door (2,500-4,000)

    Mark ONeill – Boots by the back door (2,500-4,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 5,200 AT HAMMER

    An Irish Silver tea set by Egans, Cork (600-800)

    An Irish Silver tea set by Egans, Cork (600-800). UPDATE: THIS MADE 750 AT HAMMER

    An Imperial yellow and green Chinese bowl (1,500-1,700)

    An Imperial yellow and green Chinese bowl (1,500-1,700)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,600