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    CORK TABLE AND CHAIRS AT MARSHS SALE

    Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

    A set of 12 inlaid Cork 11-bar chairs and a four pod dining table will be a feature lots at Marshs auction in Cork on June 9.  Both are by O’Connell’s of Cork and from the Dowdall family formerly of Dunsland, Glanmire. The chairs are estimated at 8,000-10,000 and the table at 2,000-3,000.

    A table that functioned as the boardroom table at Cork lawyers O’Flynn Exhams is also in the sale.  It last changed hands at Marshs in the 1960’s and was previously in the possession of Mahony’s of Blarney.  Prime lots of furniture include a mid 18th century Georgian two door glazed bookcase (8,000-10,000) and a pair of large Regency gilt wall mirrors (3,000-3,500).  A pair of French 19th century marble topped side cabinets is estimated at 2,000-2,500 and a large Victorian dining table has an estimate of 2,000-3,000. Other lots include a set of 12 mahogany dining chairs (1,000-2,000), a pair of Victorian marquetry display cabinets (2,000-2,500), a 19th century hunting table (1,500-2,000) and an Italian marble topped console table (1,500-2,000).

    A set of 11-bar chairs and dining table by O’Connell’s, Cork  UPDATE: THE CHAIRS MADE 8,000, THE TABLE 3,000

    A mid 18th century Georgian bookcase – UPDATE: THIS MADE 7,000

    RARE 18th and 19th CENTURY GLASS AT CORK AUCTION

    Sunday, October 30th, 2016
    Part of the Knollys Stokes collection of Irish glass

    Part of the Knollys Stokes collection of Irish glass

    A collection of rare 18th and 19th century Irish and English glass will be a feature of Marshs auction in Cork on November 5. There will be Cork, Waterford, Belfast and early English glass from the estate of Mr. Knollys Stokes of Cork.  Among approximately 90 lots of glass are decanters, bowls and dishes of every sort.

    Other rarities in this sale include a Victorian walnut marble topped dental cabinet (3,000-4,000), a Georgian Cork serving table with hairy paw feet (3,000-5,000), a Cork inlaid sunk centre sideboard (1,000-1,500), a Georgian tallboy (400-500) and a Regency sofa table (700-1,000). There are Georgian card tables, two long case clocks, a Georgian corner cabinet and an electrified pianola with 35 music rolls. The auction will include porcelain, silver, brass, books and paintings among around 400 lots. Viewing is from 10.30 am to 9 pm next Thursday and Friday and from 10 am to the start of the auction on this day week.