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    RICH PICKINGS AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Saturday, November 26th, 2016

    Collectors will find rich pickings among a selection of fine antique furniture, art, jewellery, fine wine, Asian art  and European works of art during three days of sales at Sheppards in Durrow on November 29-30 and December 1.  Viewing is now underway and the catalogue is online. There are rugs, handbags, jewellery, fur coats, sculpture, a private collection of modestly estimated English and Irish watercolours and a good choice of antique furniture including mirrors, chairs, cabinets, lighting and lamps,Chinese ceramics and bronzes, silver, porcelain and a small section on wines and spirits.  The auction series with nearly 1,600 lots in total will finish up with a classic art evening auction with just 60 lots next on December 1 at  7 pm.  There is Irish, British and continental works ranging from a lake scene by George Barrett and a portrait by Hugh Douglas Hamilton to a Dutch landscape by Hendrik Pieter Koekkoek (1843-1927), a landscapes by the English artist Claude Francis Barry (1883-1970), a work from the French Impressionist School and  an Italian portrait by a follower of Lorenzo Lotto. The sale will include work by Markey Robinson, Arthur Maderson, Mildred Anne Butler and Augustus Burke.

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) - A nocturnal lake scene (8,000-12,000)

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) – A nocturnal lake scene (8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 22,000 AT HAMMER

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) - A sunlit river landscape with sheep in the foreground (8,000-12,000)

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) – A sunlit river landscape with sheep in the foreground (8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 10,000 AT HAMMER

    A 19th century Killarney davenport (15,000-25,000)

    A 19th century Killarney davenport (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THIS WAS WITHDRAWN AT 14,000

    A Qianlong dish (3,000-5,000)

    A Qianlong dish (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,800

    One of a pair of George III period carved gilt console tables (15,000-25,000)

    One of a pair of George III period carved gilt console tables (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 24,000

    A Cork Regency sofa table (!,500-2,000)

    A Cork Regency sofa table (!,500-2,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,400

    A SKELETON CLOCK AT MEALY’S IN CASTLECOMER

    Monday, March 21st, 2016
    A skeleton clock, pewter, an early depiction of Waterford city and a set of 17 mahogany dining chairs from Cork Chamber of Commerce will all feature at Mealy’s Spring Fine Art sale in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny on March 22 and 23.  The auction includes one of Ireland’s largest private collections of clocks and timepieces and the pewter collection of the late Geoffrey O’Connor of Co. Kerry. The catalogue cover is a 19th century brass skeleton mantel clock in the form of the Sir Walter Scott monument in Edinburgh from the collection of Michael Guerin, who died in 2015. It is estimated at 700-1,000.There are unique Irish clocks including both long case and a double fusee wall clock with an intricate case carving by Chancellor and Son of Dublin as well as English, French and German clocks.

    An early watercolour View of Reginald’s Tower in Waterford by John George Mulvany (1766-1838) is certain to arouse local interest (1,200-1,800).  The pewter collection includes work by the highly collectible Austen and Son of North Main St., Cork.

    (See post on antiquesandartireland.com for March 14, 2016)

    A skeleton clock (700-1,000).

    A skeleton clock (700-1,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 1,180

    An early watercolour of Waterford, A view of Reginald's Tower by John George Mulvany (1766-1838) (1,200-1,800)

    An early watercolour of Waterford, A view of Reginald’s Tower by John George Mulvany (1766-1838) (1,200-1,800)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 6,000

    A set of five Irish pewter hay stack measures by Austen and Son, North Main St., Cork (400-600).

    A set of five Irish pewter hay stack measures by Austen and Son, North Main St., Cork (400-600).

    A Killarney davenport (5,000-6,000).

    A Killarney davenport (5,000-6,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 5,400