An auction of 20th century and quality contemporary design furniture by de Veres takes place at the Royal College of Physicians, Kildare St., Dublin at 6 p.m. on October 4. There are Danish and Italian pieces from the 1950’s, ’60’s and ’70’s with work by designers like Finn Juhl, Arne Vodder, Niels Moller, Philippe Starck, Willy Rizzo, C + B Italia and Poltrona Frau. There will be some lots of modern Irish art with work by Hughie O’Donoghue, Patrick Scott, John Noel Smith, Sean McSweeney, Barrie Cooke and Felim Egan.
The catalogue cover lot is this large pineapple form champagne ice bucket by Mauro Manetti. Lot 27 is an unusual cocktail table with hinged burr walnut top that opens to reveal its contents. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection: