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    GREAT IRISH INTERIORS AND CLASSIC ART AT SHEPPARDS

    Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

    The Great Irish Interiors sale at Sheppards in Durrow on April 25 and 26 promises a wide variety of interesting lots.  It is to be followed on April 27 by a Classic Art afternoon auction.  Here is a small selection:

    Pre-Raphaelite School – The Annunciation Oil on canvas (unlined) Provenance: St. Nicholas’s Church, Ghent, Belgium (20,000-30,000)

    EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PERIOD CARVED GILT FRAMED OVER MANTLE MIRROR (3,000-5,000)

    PAIR OF LARGE NINETEENTH-CENTURY ORMOLU APPLIQUÉS (2,500-3,500)

    Irish 19th century side table (4,000-6,000)

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY JAPANESE BRONZE GROUP Sage and deer mounted on an oval base (4,000-6,000)

    GEORGE III PERIOD IRISH STATUARY WHITE MARBLE, SIENNA AND BLUE JOHN CHIMNEY PIECE (35,000-45,000)

    ROTHWELL PORTRAIT OF MARQUESS OF ORMONDE SELLS FOR 12,000 AT HAMMER

    Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

    This three quarter length portrait of the 1st Marquess of Ormonde by Richard Rothwell sold for 12,000 at hammer.

    A three quarter length portrait of James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and 19th Earl of Ormonde (1774-1838) by Richard Rothwell sold for a hammer price of 12,000 at the opening day of Sheppards Classical Convergences sale in Durrow, Co. Laois today.  The catalogue cover lot, he is depicted wearing the star and ribbon of the Order of St. Patrick.

    The artist Richard Rothwell was born in Athlone and exhibited regularly at both the Royal Academy and the Royal Hibernian Academy.  In 1829 he went to London and entered the studio of Sir Thomas Lawrence, the leading portrait painter of his age. Sir Edwin Landseer commented to a friend: “An artist has come from Dublin who paints flesh as well as the Old Masters’. Rothwell went to Rome in 1831 to study the Old Masters and on his return in 1834 he concentrated on genre scenes.  He died in Rome in 1868 and is buried beside the poet John Keats.

    A pair of monumental carved wood console tables in the manner of William Kent made a hammer price of 17,000.  There was a similar price of a pair of c1890 Italian marble busts of Cleopatra and Fille du Caire by Cesare Lapini and E la Panta.  Both are signed and dated.  An oil on canvas of a horse and greyhounds by John Emms (English 1841-1912) sold for 17,500 and a roll top writing desk by Francois Linke made 14,000.

    This pair of 19th century Italian marble busts sold for 17,000.

    This pair of monumental wood console tables sold for 17,000.

    LOUIS XV COMMODE AT DURROW AUCTION

    Friday, February 24th, 2017

    A Regency gilt bronze surtout de table (20,000-40,000) and a Louis XV parquetry commode (15,000-25,000) are among the top furniture lots at Sheppards two day sale in Durrow, Co. Laois on March 7 and 8 next. There is a similar 15,000-25,000 estimate on a large Irish side table by Mack Williams and Gibton originally from Loughton House in Co. Offaly, a pair of monumental carved wood console tables and a c1900 ormolu mounted roll top writing desk by Francois Linke. A c1790 French Hepplewhite silver table is estimated at 4,000-6,000 and a pair of mahogany satinwood and amboyna banded card tables by James Hicks is estimated at 3,000-5,000 in a sale with much interesting furniture. The catalogue is online.  Here is a small selection.

    A Louis XV commode (15,000-25,000).

    A pair of monumental carved wood console tables (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 17,000

    A Regency gilt bronze surtout de table (20,000-40,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 22,500

    A roll top desk by Francois Linke  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 14,000 AT HAMMER (15,000-25,000)

    Large Irish side table by Mack, Williams and Gibton (15,000-25,000).

    A c1790 silver table (4,000-6,000).

    AN ATTIC SALE AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW THIS WEEK

    Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

    Paintings, furniture and collectibles will come under the hammer at the Attic2 auction at Sheppards in Durrow on January 26.  This clear out sale, which is now on view, will feature objects from the attics, stables and storerooms of the clients of this auction house.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED AMBOYNA, SATINWOOD AND FRUITWOOD BANDED GLOVE BOX (100-150)

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY RUSSIAN PAINTED POLYCHROME ICON (100-150)

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY MAHOGANY CIRCULAR LOW TABLE (200-300)

    AN EDWARDIAN PERIOD CHINESE CHIPPENDALE BOOKSTAND (200-300)

    A c1800 writing bureau (800-1,200)

    RICH PICKINGS AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Saturday, November 26th, 2016

    Collectors will find rich pickings among a selection of fine antique furniture, art, jewellery, fine wine, Asian art  and European works of art during three days of sales at Sheppards in Durrow on November 29-30 and December 1.  Viewing is now underway and the catalogue is online. There are rugs, handbags, jewellery, fur coats, sculpture, a private collection of modestly estimated English and Irish watercolours and a good choice of antique furniture including mirrors, chairs, cabinets, lighting and lamps,Chinese ceramics and bronzes, silver, porcelain and a small section on wines and spirits.  The auction series with nearly 1,600 lots in total will finish up with a classic art evening auction with just 60 lots next on December 1 at  7 pm.  There is Irish, British and continental works ranging from a lake scene by George Barrett and a portrait by Hugh Douglas Hamilton to a Dutch landscape by Hendrik Pieter Koekkoek (1843-1927), a landscapes by the English artist Claude Francis Barry (1883-1970), a work from the French Impressionist School and  an Italian portrait by a follower of Lorenzo Lotto. The sale will include work by Markey Robinson, Arthur Maderson, Mildred Anne Butler and Augustus Burke.

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) - A nocturnal lake scene (8,000-12,000)

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) – A nocturnal lake scene (8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 22,000 AT HAMMER

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) - A sunlit river landscape with sheep in the foreground (8,000-12,000)

    CLAUDE FRANCIS BARRY, RBA (ENGLISH, 1883-1970) – A sunlit river landscape with sheep in the foreground (8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 10,000 AT HAMMER

    A 19th century Killarney davenport (15,000-25,000)

    A 19th century Killarney davenport (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THIS WAS WITHDRAWN AT 14,000

    A Qianlong dish (3,000-5,000)

    A Qianlong dish (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,800

    One of a pair of George III period carved gilt console tables (15,000-25,000)

    One of a pair of George III period carved gilt console tables (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 24,000

    A Cork Regency sofa table (!,500-2,000)

    A Cork Regency sofa table (!,500-2,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,400

    GREAT IRISH INTERIORS AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Monday, April 18th, 2016

    The Great Irish Interiors sale at Sheppards in Durrow, Co. Laois on April 26-27 features a wide variety across numerous collecting categories among more than 1,000 lots. There is Irish and European art, Persian rugs, antique furniture, European and Oriental porcelain and a wide variety of collectibles.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Coalport parcel gilt and painted dinner service (20 pieces) (1,800-2,400)

    Coalport parcel gilt and painted dinner service (20 pieces) (1,800-2,400)

    Henry Herbert la Thangue (1859-1929) -Cannara Mountains (8,000-12,000)

    Henry Herbert la Thangue (1859-1929) -Cannara Mountains (8,000-12,000)

    William Shayer (1787-1879) - A bustling town (6,000-9,000)

    William Shayer (1787-1879) – A bustling town (6,000-9,000)

    Regency period steps (600-800)

    Regency period steps (600-800)

    A Dublin 19th century Adam side table (3,000-5,000)

    A Dublin 19th century Adam side table (3,000-5,000)

    A pair of large 19th century ormolu mounted Sevres urns.

    A pair of large 19th century ormolu mounted Sevres urns.

    ANTIQUE FURNITURE AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW NEXT WEEK

    Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

    Antique and designer furniture is a feature at Sheppards two day sale in Durrow, County Laois on March 1 and 2.  The auction, entitled Classical Convergences, Antique, Art and Accent, features fine art, paintings and prints and decorative art and collectibles among more than 1,230 lots on offer. The catalogue is on-line. Here is a small selection:

    Edwardian mahogany and satinwood cross banded two tier circular revolving bookcase (1,500-2,500).

    Edwardian mahogany and satinwood cross banded two tier circular revolving bookcase (1,500-2,500).

    Monumental Irish carved overdoor c1776 (5,000-7,500).

    Monumental Irish carved overdoor c1776 (5,000-7,500).

    Early 20th century lacquered cabinet on stand (2,500-3,500).

    Early 20th century lacquered cabinet on stand (2,500-3,500).

    An Irish 18th century mahogany console table (4,000-6,000).

    An Irish 18th century mahogany console table (4,000-6,000).

    A George II parcel gilt and painted pier mirror (2,500-3,500).

    A George II parcel gilt and painted pier mirror (2,500-3,500).

    A BIT OF EVERYTHING AT SHEPPARDS ATTIC SALE

    Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

    With everything from an antique brass domed bird cage to a late Regency mahogany centre table the Attic sale at Sheppards in Durrow on January 26 offers 667 lots at reasonable estimates.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Group of six Chinese jade coloured ornaments (100-150).

    Group of six Chinese jade coloured ornaments (100-150).

    One of a pair of Adam style mirrors (800-1,200).

    One of a pair of Adam style mirrors (800-1,200).

    Antique brass domed bird cage (50-80).

    Antique brass domed bird cage (50-80).

    Large Regency centre table (600-900).

    Large Regency centre table (600-900).

    A Cork Regency side table (200-300).

    A Cork Regency side table (200-300).

    MORE THAN 800 VARIED LOTS AT SHEPPARDS

    Saturday, November 28th, 2015

    There is a wide ranging choice among more than 800 lots at Sheppards sale in Durrow on December 1. One of the more expensively estimated lots is an Irish George III white marble and scagliola chimney piece in the manner of Pietro Bossi (30,000-50,000). There is antique furniture, lighting, rugs, art, Chinese porcelain, decorative items and clocks in a sale which includes jewellery from the collection of the Hon. Doreen O’Brien (1888-1960), daughter of the 14th Baron of Inchoquin. Among these is a diamond tiara estimated at 6,000-9,000.  Lot 601 in this auction is a prime Irish George II walnut settee c1745 estimated at 8,000-12,000.  The catalogue is online.

    An Irish George II walnut and upholstered settee at Sheppards on December 1.

    An Irish George II walnut and upholstered settee at Sheppards on December 1.  UPDATE: THIS MADE 9,100

    A diamond tiara from the collection of the Hon. Doreen O'Brien

    A diamond tiara from the collection of the Hon. Doreen O’Brien UPDATE: THIS MADE 20,000

    An Irish George III fireplace.

    An Irish George III fireplace.   UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    NEARLY 1,600 LOTS TO BE SOLD AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Saturday, October 17th, 2015
    Nearly 1,600 lots are to come under the hammer at three days of sales at Sheppards, Durrow, Co. Laois on October 20, 21 and 22.  There is furniture, paintings, a huge choice of collectible and decorative items with Asian art to be sold on October 22.  A pair of satinwood and painted commodes, decorative Sevres urns, an ormolu mounted Chinese Imari garniture and a c1720 herringbone inlaid walnut chest on chest are among the delights on offer.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    One of a pair of George III Chinese Chippendale carved gilt wood console tables (15,000-25,000)

    One of a pair of George III Chinese Chippendale carved gilt wood console tables (15,000-25,000)

    A pair of 19th century satinwood and painted commodes  (10,000-15,000)

    A pair of 19th century satinwood and painted commodes (10,000-15,000)

    Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1740-1808 - Portrait of Henry Grattan (1,000-1,500)

    Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1740-1808 – Portrait of Henry Grattan (1,000-1,500)

    Pair of nineteenth-century Japanese Imari vases (600-900)

    Pair of nineteenth-century Japanese Imari vases (600-900)

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    Nineteenth-century brass bound oyster bucket (500-800)

    Nineteenth-century brass bound oyster bucket (500-800)

    Set of ten nineteenth-century Chippendale chairs (8,000-12,000)

    Set of ten nineteenth-century Chippendale chairs (8,000-12,000)