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    BLUE AND WHITE CUPS MAKE 23,000 AT SHEPPARDS

    Friday, September 30th, 2016
    This pair of chicken cups sold for 23,000 at hammer.

    This pair of chicken cups sold for 23,000 at hammer.

    A pair of Chinese blue and white chicken cups sold for 23,000 on the third day of Sheppards four day auction at Loughton House, Co. Offaly.  Bearing the retrospective six character Chenghua reign marks, Kangxi Period (1662-1722) they had been estimated at just 800-1,200.  A gilt bronze Buddha dating from the 17th/18th century with a top estimate of 5,000 made a  hammer price of 17,000 in a day that saw some good results for Oriental ceramic pieces.  A Chinese blue and white Phoenix tail vase made 2,900; a pair of Chinese Qing polychrome bowls made 4,500; a Famille Rose bowl made 2,800; a small saucer dish with the seal mark of Qianlong made 3,400: a blue and white portrait plaque made 5,500; a Qing gourd vase made 5,000 and a pair of Famille Vert baluster bases made 6,000.

    A north west Persian carpet sold for 5,400, a George IV brass bound wine cooler made 9,000, a c1720 inlaid serpentine chest made 3,000 and a Regency brass inlaid library table sold for 4,800 at hammer.

    This c1720 serpentine chest made 3,000 at hammer.

    This c1720 serpentine chest made 3,000 at hammer.

    This gilt bronze Buddha sold for 17,000

    This gilt bronze Buddha sold for 17,000

    This George IV wine cooler made 9,000 at hammer.

    This George IV wine cooler made 9,000 at hammer.

    FOUR DAYS OF SALES AT LOUGHTON HOUSE, CO. OFFALY

    Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

    Irish furniture and silver, portraits, an historic library and vintage and classic cars will come under the hammer at four days of sales by Sheppards at Loughton House, Moneygall, Co. Offaly from September 27-30. Here are some examples from the furniture on offer:

    Pair of 19th century satinwood and painted and parcel gilt commodes (14,000-18,000)

    Pair of 19th century satinwood and painted and parcel gilt commodes (14,000-18,000)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 12,500 AT HAMMER

    One of a pair of Irish Walnut console tables (6,000-8,000)

    One of a pair of Irish Walnut console tables (6,000-8,000)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 6,000 AT HAMMER

    18th/19th Ottoman mother of pearl veneered wooden chest (3,000-5,000)

    18th/19th Ottoman mother of pearl veneered wooden chest (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,500 AT HAMMER

    One of a pair of carved gilt wood Louis XV style settees (1,500-2,500)

    One of a pair of carved gilt wood Louis XV style settees (1,500-2,500)  UPDATE: THIS LOT WAS UNSOLD

    c1900 large mahogany Hepplewhite style serving table (2,500-3,500)

    c1900 large mahogany Hepplewhite style serving table (2,500-3,500)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,600

    19th century carved pedestal desk (500-700)

    19th century carved pedestal desk (500-700) UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A William IV four poster bed (2,500-3,500)

    A William IV four poster bed (2,500-3,500) UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,900 AT HAMMER