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    A HOUSE CONTENTS SALE IN CO. WESTMEATH

    Thursday, May 4th, 2017

    Joristown Lodge

    More than 700 lots will come under the hammer at a house contents auction in Co. Westmeath on May 14.  Matthews of Oldcastle will hold an on the premises sale at Joristown Lodge, Killucan, Co. Westmeath on May 14 for the representatives of the late Col. William Harvey-Kelly. He took part in the D-Day landings and hunted with the Westmeath Foxhounds for over 70 years.

    The sale will include some good tack.  Among the lots on offer are an Irish George III red walnut side table (1,000-1,500), an Indian silver centrepiece (300-500), an Irish William IV four door bookcase (4,000-7,000), a Regency gilded chariot mirror (600-900), a William IV cast iron roll top horse trough (1,000-1,500) and a carved over mantle mirror (1,200-1,800).

    CURIOSITIES AT MATTHEWS AUCTION IN CO. MEATH

    Thursday, April 13th, 2017

    With everything from an original Victorian deep Sea diver’s helmet to a 1.2 carat Tiffany solitaire ring from a broken engagement to a small library of books and a Victorian carved ivory penis the weekend antique and interiors sale at Matthews of Oldcastle, Co. Meath on April 22 and 23  is brimful of curiosity.  Over 1,100 lots will come under the hammer.  The ivory lot is pithily described as a forget-me-not in from an old Anglo-Irish military family.  The catalogue is due to go online on April 14.  Here is a small selection:

    Victorian deep Sea diver’s helmet.

    Victorian carved ivory penis

    Two antique African bronzes

    A SALE IN OLDCASTLE ON DECEMBER 30

    Friday, December 23rd, 2016

    With everything from a cased taxidermy pheasant to a selection of mirrors, antique furniture, Waterford Crystal, jewellery and a variety of collectibles the sale by Matthews of Oldcastle on December 30 offers something from everyone in the immediate aftermath of Christmas.  The catalogue, which is online, lists 588 lots, but Matthews say that viewing is advisable as there is likely to be late entries.  Here is a small selection:

    Silver Condiment Set with Bristol Blue Liners (90-120)

    Silver Condiment Set with Bristol Blue Liners (90-120)

    Antique Giltwood Carved Mirror (600-900)

    Antique Giltwood Carved Mirror (600-900)

    Regency Crossbanded Fold Over Games Table  (400-700)

    Regency Crossbanded Fold Over Games Table (400-700)

    Cased Taxidermy Pheasant (150-250)

    Cased Taxidermy Pheasant (150-250)

    TWO DAY HOUSE CONTENTS SALE AT KILTERNAN LODGE

    Thursday, October 27th, 2016
    Kilternan Lodge.

    Kilternan Lodge.

    There will be a two day house contents sale at Kilternan Lodge, Kilternan, Co. Dublin – home of the late Don Carroll of tobacco manufacturers Carroll Industries – on October 29 and 30 at 1 p.m. on each day. Matthews of Oldcastle will conduct a sale with 1,250 lots in total.  Around 650 lots, many with reasonable estimates, will come under the hammer on day one.  Born in Cork in 1927 Don Carroll, who died in 2000, was an influential figure in Irish industry and banking and served as governor of the Bank of Ireland.  The house (pictured right) has been bought by the interior decorator Helen Turkington who plans to refurbish it.

    WH Auden Epistle to a Godson and Ted Hughes Selected Works Both First Editions (60-90)

    WH Auden Epistle to a Godson and Ted Hughes Selected Works Both First Editions (60-90)

    Edwardian Mounted Lioness Fully Grown About to Pounce ~(4,000-7,000)

    Edwardian Mounted Lioness Fully Grown About to Pounce ~(4,000-7,000)

    Irish Georgian Copper Measuring Jug with Dublin Makers Plaque (100-150)

    Irish Georgian Copper Measuring Jug with Dublin Makers Plaque (100-150)

    Marble Mounted Figural Bronze Mantle Clock (1,000-1,500)

    Marble Mounted Figural Bronze Mantle Clock (1,000-1,500)

    A William IV cabinet (700-1,200)

    A William IV cabinet (700-1,200)

    MORE THAN 700 LOTS AT OLDCASTLE SALE THIS WEEK

    Monday, December 28th, 2015

    More than  700 lots are due to come under the hammer at Matthews Christmas antique auction in Oldcastle, Co. Meath on December 30.  Among them is an antique gilded console table and mirror (1,000-1,500),  a mahogany framed hump back settee on claw and ball supports (300-500), a pair of bow front Art Deco bedside lockers (300-500) and a pair of carved gilt wood pedestals with marble tops (400-700).  The catalogue is online.

    Antique marble console table with mirror (1,000-1,500).

    Antique marble console table with mirror (1,000-1,500).

    A pair of Art Deco lockers (300-500).

    A pair of Art Deco lockers (300-500).

    A hump back settee (300-500).

    A hump back settee (300-500).

    A pair of carved gilt wood pedestals (400-700).

    A pair of carved gilt wood pedestals (400-700).