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    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.