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    IRISH GEORGIAN MARBLE FIREPLACE AT LYNES AND LYNES

    Sunday, March 19th, 2017
    An 18th century marble fireplace will be the centrepiece of the sale at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork on March 25.  The Irish Georgian breakfront Carrara and giallo antico marble fireplace is in original condition and complete with brass inset grate.  It is estimated at 20,000-30,000.
    Antique Cork furniture includes a Regency secretaire bookcase (3,000-5,000) and four early nine bar chairs (400-600). A Killarney wood tray inlaid with scenes of Muckross Abbey has an estimate of 150-250.  There is a large collection of antique furniture and collectibles.

    The auction will include a lifetime collection of GAA hurling and football programmes to be sold in over 60 lots. The 1939 All Ireland hurling programme in which Kilkenny beat Cork is estimated at 500-700.  This is a 12 page booklet complete with songs and ballads. There are match programmes from the ’40’s, ’50’s and ’60’s with estimates from 20 upwards. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection.

    An Irish Georgian Cararra and giallo antico marble fireplace

    A pair of antique Irish cut glass urns

    A Cork Regency secrétaire bookcase

    The 1939 All Ireland hurling final programme – a 12 page booklet printed with songs and ballads

    A LIFETIME COLLECTION OF GAA MEMORABILIA

    Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

    Auctioneer Denis Lynes with a collection of sporting memorabilia.

    Sporting memorabilia always creates considerable interest at auctions in Ireland. Auctioneer Denis Lynes will offer a lifetime collection of GAA hurling and football programmes will feature at the next Lynes and Lynes sale in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork on March 25.  They are currently being catalogued. He expects considerable interest.

    ANTIQUE FURNITURE AND PORTRAITS FROM AN OLD CORK HOUSEHOLD

    Monday, November 21st, 2016

    Family portraits, miniatures, engravings and furniture from the Hingston family, who lived at Horsehead House at Passage until the 1960’s, will feature at the sale by Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill on November 26. There is, for example, a fine Cork Regency mahogany dining table and a set of 14 Georgian Cork six bar chairs.  Each is estimated at 4,000-6,000. A Georgian Cork  brass inlaid secretaire bookcase is estimated at 1,000-1,500, a Georgian side table with Greek key decoration always known as the lamp table when it stood in the hallway at Horsehead, is estimated at just 400-600 – (update: this made 570).  An Irish antique dining table with four additional leaves sold for 6,400.

    Keen interest is expected in a set of Nathanial Grogan engravings with five Cork views:  Monkstown Castle; Blarney Castle; St. Patrick’s Bridge; View at Tivoli and a View of Cork Harbour.  The estimate is 1,500-2,000 – (update – these sold for 4,600).  Four family portraits from Horsehead all have the R & W Clarke label on the reverse and family miniatures are estimated at 60-120 each. An engraving by Henry Morgan or Horsehead looking to Carrigaloe is estimated at 100-200 -(Update, this sold for 140).  Other lots include a Japanese lacquered collectors cabinet on stand in need of restoration (300-500), a Georgian Cork 11 bar carver (400-600), a Cork dumb waiter (500-700), a walnut chest by Warring and Gillows (400-600), a partners desk (500-800) and bedroom furniture. A large Irish mahogany dining table, more than 15′ long, is estimated at 6,000-10,000 – (sold for 6,400).  There is a set of 16 antique dining chairs by Strahan of Dublin.  No less than 60 lots of books include the North Munster Antiquarian Journals, the Council Book of Kinsale by Richard Caulfield and Danger Zone (the story of the Queenstown Command).  There are two large lots of quantities of comics (The Magnet and The Gem), a run of The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, several lots of bundles of old Cork newspapers and old maps of various cities of the world.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    A Cork Regency dining table and a set of Georgian six bar chairs

    A Cork Regency dining table and a set of Georgian six bar chairs UPDATE: THE TABLE MADE 2,500, THE CHAIRS 3,000

    One of a number of family portraits from Horsehead with the R & W Clarke label on the reverse

    One of a number of family portraits from Horsehead with the R & W Clarke label on the reverse  UPDATE: THIS MADE 110

    A Georgian Cork secrétaire bookcase

    A Georgian Cork secrétaire bookcase  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,700

    BRONZE ORMOLU EWERS CREATE MUCH INTEREST AT LYNES AND LYNES

    Friday, July 22nd, 2016
    Antique bronze and ormolu ewers

    Antique bronze and ormolu ewers.  UPDATE: THEY SOLD FOR 230

    This pair of antique bronze ormolu ewers has created quite a stir at Lynes  and Lynes in Cork.  They are due up at auction at a house sale in Glounthaune, Co. Cork on July 23.  Lot 110 is estimated at just 200-300, but it has around considerable interest.

    This is a small house contents auction on the premises at The Highlands, Glounthaune, Co. Cork for the estate of the late Peter Rota. It comprises antique and decorative furniture, rugs, collectible porcelain and glass, mirrors, clocks and household effects.  The catalogue is online.

    INTERESTING SELECTION AT LYNES AND LYNES SALE

    Monday, July 11th, 2016
    From Georgian bedside chests to large ships models, Nankin blue and white plates to an antique lead water cistern dated 1776 the selection of over 400 lots at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill on July 16 is varied and interesting.  Drawn mainly from executors of various Cork estates the auction offers antique furniture, art, porcelain and collectibles.  Highlights include a Victorian breakfront bookcase (3,000-4,000), a large antique lead water cistern with owners initials WR dated 1766 (1,000-2,000) and a gilt oil of Venus and Adonis with an old Cork able of R and W Clarke.  The late 18th early 19th century work is  estimated at 1,000-1,500.
    Among the more unusual items are five large ships models, each estimated at 500-800.  Each one was made in Cork and measures over seven feet long.  They are the warships Bismarck, the USS New Jersey and the Yamato and the ocean liners Lusitania and Titanic.

    Collectibles like a fine pair of Georgian garden seats estimated at 1,000-1,5000 to old dolls (50-100), a section of old Nankin blue and white plates (100-200) and a Dutch silver oval jardiniere c 1900 (150-200) will create interest.  There is a section on books including works of Cork interest and the art will include Autumn Fruits by Gretta O’Brien (300-500) and a watercolour of St. Luke’s Church in Cork from Mahony’s Avenue by C.M. Doran (100-200).

    One of five large ships models

    One of five large ships models.  UPDATE: THESE ALL SOLD FOR PRICES FROM 1,050 TO 2,000

    A selection of Oriental blue and white plates

    A selection of Oriental blue and white plates.  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 1OO

    A four door Victorian breakfront bookcase

    A four door Victorian breakfront bookcase.  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A water cistern from 1776

    A water cistern from 1776. UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,000

    ART AND FURNITURE AT LYNES AND LYNES

    Saturday, April 16th, 2016

    A large wooded landscape attributed to the British artist Richard Wilson (1714-1782) and six Georgian Cork nine bar chairs are among the art and furniture lots at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork on April 23.  Around 400 lots will come under the hammer.  The Wilson is estimated at 2,000-3,000, the chairs at 1,000-1,500.  Antique furniture includes a c1860 French kingwood bonheur du jour with porcelain plaques (1,000-1,500) and a large pine kitchen table (200-400).  There is a selection of dining room, drawing room and bedroom furniture.  The selection of 40 lots of books includes a number of other original editions. There is a framed Cork jersey and hurley signed by the All Ireland champions of 1999. Other lots include a pair of Irish Georgian berry spoons by Samuel Neville Dublin 1814 (80-150), a Waterford Crystal nine branch chandelier (600-1,000) and a club fender.

    A large wooded landscape with figures in a river attributed to Richard Wilson, (1714-1782)

    A large wooded landscape with figures in a river attributed to Richard Wilson, (1714-1782)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,500 AT HAMMER

    A set of six Georgian Cork 9-bar chairs.

    A set of six Georgian Cork 9-bar chairs.  UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 1,000 AT HAMMER

    A c1860 French kingwood bonheur du jour

    A c1860 French kingwood bonheur du jour.  UPDATE: THIS WAS PASSED AT 750

    BUCK MINIATURES AT LYNES AND LYNES AUCTION

    Sunday, February 14th, 2016
    A collection of miniatures – some by the Buck family – come up at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork on February 20. The auction is timely as an exhibition by Cork born Adam Buck previously at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is running at the Crawford Gallery until April 9.  Adam Buck was one of four children in an artistic family.  He  became one of the most sought after portrait painters of Regency England.  18th and 19th century Rowland family miniatures by the Buck family and one by Andrew Dunn is included in the auction. The Rowland’s were Mayors and Sherriffs of Cork in the 18th century. Rowland’s Lane off Mulgrave Road is named after them.
    The auction will include some lots from Cashel Palace Hotel and a clearance from a Lismore estate. Among the antique furniture is a Regency rosewood side cabinet (2,000-3,000); a collection of seven early 19th century hunting scenes woven in silk by Thomas Stevens (1,000-1,500); a Cork Regency card table (2,000-2,500);  a c1800 Cork Georgian cylinder desk cabinet with fine fluted legs (1,500-2,000); two fine military chests (1,000-1,500 each); a large Victorian pine house keepers cupboard (1,000-1,500); a late Georgian dining table (400-600) and an antique mahogany hunt table (300-500). The sale includes a c1760 Irish George II carved pier mirror (2,000-3,000); a portrait of a lady by James Butler Brennan RHA (1825-1889) (600-1,000);  a pair of 19th century gilt brass and porcelain candelabra (600-1,000); four Morgan views of Cork Harbour (100-200): a Victorian cast iron spiral staircase and some Persian rugs.

    (See posts on antiquesandartireland.com for February 6 and 7, 2016 and July 17, 2015).

    A collection of miniatures.

    A collection of miniatures.  UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR VARIOUS PRICES FROM 500 TO 1,100 MAKING A TOTAL OF WELL OVER 7,000

    A c1800 Cork cylinder desk and cabinet

    A c1800 Cork cylinder desk and cabinet  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,100

    An antique Irish mirror.

    An antique Irish mirror. UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 5,000

    LYNES AUCTION TO FEATURE LOTS FROM CASHEL PALACE

    Sunday, February 7th, 2016
    The racing painting from the bar at Cashel Palace Hotel.

    The racing painting from the bar at Cashel Palace Hotel.  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 13,000

    A number of lots from the Cashel Palace Hotel, which has been sold, will come up at the Lynes and Lynes auction in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork on February 20. Included is the racing painting that has been hanging in the bar for the last 45 years. By the artist Waldron West it features Irish and English characters at Cheltenham on Gold Cup day in 1950.  The estimate for the piece is 5,000-10,000.

    The auction includes and Irish Georgian mahogany long case clock by Fleming of Dublin.  It was located in the hallway of Cashel Palace, subsequently the fine well proportioned and welcoming lobby of the hotel.  It is estimated at 3,000-5,000.

    UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 13,000

    CONTRASTING STYLES AND LYNES AND LYNES SALE

    Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

    There are contrasting styles of antique and contemporary living at the Lynes and Lynes sale in Carrigtwohill on December 5. As well as contents from various Presentation convents in County Cork the auction will include some contemporary offerings from other clients.  There is an Irish long case clock,  garden seats, linen, china including a Worcester part dinner service, glass and kitchen equipment from various convents as well as French bar and dining room furniture purchased in Paris in the 1970’s from a client in Glengarriffe.  Among these is a Romeo Rego style decorative French sideboard, Italian leather settees, a Romeo Rego style crescent shaped French bar with four stools and a Willy Rizzo style black and steel circular revolving cocktail table.  The catalogue with 343 lots is online.

    A Willy Rizzo style circular revolving cocktail table.

    A Willy Rizzo style circular revolving cocktail table. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD BUT UNDER NEGOTIATION AFTERWARDS

    A c1850 long case clock by L.E. Ryan, Limerick (3,000-4,000).

    A c1850 long case clock by L.E. Ryan, Limerick (3,000-4,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,000

    GOTHIC REVIVAL FURNITURE BY STRAHAN AT TRALEE SALE

    Saturday, November 7th, 2015
    An unusual selection of furniture in the Gothic manner by renowned Dublin makers Robert Strahan comes up at auction in Tralee on November 14.  Lynes and Lynes will offer contents from The Mercy Convent, Balloonagh, Tralee.  The convent, located in a fine cut stone building in the Pugin manner, opened in 1858 at around the same time as nearby Oakpark House, a jewel of the Irish Gothic Revival, was built. Convent furniture in the library and back parlour was acquired at auction in the 1920’s from Oakpark House when the Collis-Sandes family sold up.

    The Strahan furniture is labelled and stamped and was designed specifically for Oakpark House. A large seven door breakfront bookcase c1860 (5,000-10,000) is complete with the Collis-Sandes crest. An oak dining table with five spare leaves (3,000-5,000) which can seat up to 24 has features which match this bookcase and is stamped by Strahan.  The oak sideboard by Strahan (1,000-2,000) also carries the family crest and there is a fine oak library table (1,500-2,000). There are no fewer than eight oak refectory tables.  There are fender, clocks, slide lanterns, garden furniture, porcelain, glass and kitchen equipment among more than 500 lots.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    (See post on antiquesandartireland.com for November 2).

    An oak pedestal sideboard with the Collis-Sandes crest.

    An oak pedestal sideboard with the Collis-Sandes crest. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,500

    The dining table can seat up to 24 people

    The dining table can seat up to 24 people. UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,200

    The Strahan library table

    The Strahan library table.  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,600