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    LEGACY OF THE BIG HOUSE AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Friday, September 21st, 2018

    THE Legacy of the Big House is the title of the two day sale at Sheppards in Durrow on September 25-26.  There will be more than 1,000 lots and the catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    PAIR OF LARGE NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRONZE AND SIENNA MARBLE MEDICI URNS (4,000-6,000)

    Late 18th century Irish carved and painted gilt wood mirror (1,400-1,800)

    CARVED GILT WOOD CONSOLE TABLE, c1750 (1,500-2,500)

    THIS ENGLISH SCHOOL 17TH CENTURY PORTRAIT IS THE CATALOGUE COVER LOT (800-1,200)

    ALL ABOUT GARDENS AT SHEPPARDS

    Thursday, May 24th, 2018

    Garden sculpture and architectural ornaments, sundials,  vases, fountains, benches, spheres, gates, tables and troughs will come under the hammer at Sheppards sale in Durrow on May 29.  Viewing is at Glantelwe Gardens, Mill Road, Durrow.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    PAIR OF LARGE ESTATE ITALIANATE STONE LIONS (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 9,000 AT HAMMER

    PAIR OF CLASSICAL TERRACOTTA JARDINIERES (1,400-1,800)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 1,500 AT HAMMER

    19TH CENTURY CAST-IRON BENCH (1,500-2,500)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,300 AT HAMMER

    PAIR OF CAST IRON FRENCH JARDINIERES (400-600)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 600 AT HAMMER

    A HOUSE CONTENTS AUCTION AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Thursday, May 10th, 2018

    In Durrow Sheppards will offer the entire contents of Lissaniskey House, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on May 15 and 16.  Viewing will be at Lissaniskey on May 12-14.  The sale takes place in Durrow and will include outside lots. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    THIRTY-ONE PIECE CARVED CHINESE IVORY CHESS SET (500-800)

    CAST IRON COALBROOKDALE GARDEN BENCH (900-1,200)

    CHARLES HUNT, 1803-1877 (3,000-5,000)

    IRISH MAHOGANY SILVER TABLE, c1740 (3,500-4,500)

    REGENCY PERIOD GILT FRAMED PIER MIRROR (800-1,200)

    SHEPPARDS TWO DAY SALE IN DURROW

    Saturday, March 10th, 2018

    Classical Convergences, Sheppards two day sale in Durrow, Co. Laois over four sessions on March 13 and 14, is now on view.  There is period Irish, English and Continental furniture, rugs, carpets, prints, paintings, collectibles and watches.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED CARVED OAK TRUNK (1,500-2,500)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    18 CT. WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND (27.69 CARAT) NECKLACE, CENTER STONE 2.73 CARAT (35,000-45,000)

    EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PERIOD WALNUT AND HERRINGBONE INLAID CHEST (1,500-2,500)   UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY PERIOD GILT FRAMED MIRROR OF CUSHION FORM (1,000-1,500)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 950 AT HAMMER

    WHITE CARARA AND SIENNA MARBLE CHIMNEY PIECE (6,000-9,000)  UPDATE:THIS MADE 6,500 AT HAMMER

    AESTHETIC REVIVAL TABLE FROM ROBINSON COLLECTION FAILS TO SELL

    Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

    The Aesthetic Revival table.

    An Aesthetic Revial oak library table from the collection of former President Mary Robinson failed to sell at Sheppards in Durrow today.  The table, from Massbrook Lodge in Co. Mayo, had been estimated at 5,000-7,000.  By Holland and Sons London it contains an expansive oval tooled leather top above a leaf carved frieze.

    Other lots from the Robinson collection, like a Dublin George III hanging hall lantern originally from a doctor’s house on St. Stephen’s Green, easily found buyers.  The lantern sold for 1,800 at hammer against and estimate of 1,500-2,500.  The sale continues on November 29 with lots fro the collection of the late actress Maureen O’Hara.

    A TWO DAY SALE AT SHEPPARDS IN DURROW

    Friday, September 22nd, 2017

    A large Edwardian dolls house, a graduated diamond necklace, a 19th century bonheur du jour, a Regency revolving bookcase and a Chinese decorated bowl are among the top lots at Sheppards two day sale in Durrow, Co. Laois on September 26 and 27.  The catalogue for the sale, entitled The Legacy of the Big House, is online. Here is a small selection:

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY KINGWOOD AND SEVRES PORCELAIN PANELED BONHEUR DU JOUR (10,000-15,000)  UPDATE: THIS WAS WITHDRAWN

    DRESDEN PORCELAIN CASED MANTLE CLOCK (150-250)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 100 EURO

    LARGE EDWARDIAN DOLL’S HOUSE (400-600)

    18 CT. WHITE GOLD CLAW SET GRADUATED DIAMOND NECKLACE (10,000-15,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 8,000 AT HAMMER

    REGENCY MAHOGANY REVOLVING BOOKCASE, CIRCA 1810 (8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 8,500

    A LARGE SALE BY SHEPPARDS AT COOLATTIN IN CO. WICKLOW

    Sunday, June 25th, 2017

    The great Irish country house collections sale by Sheppards of Durrow at Coolattin House in Co. Wicklow on June 27 and 28 features 1341 lots.  The sale will  be broken into four sections, at 10.30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on each day.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    LATE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY BRUSSELS TAPESTRY (6,000-9,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 26,500 AT HAMMER

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY SATINWOOD AND MARQUETRY CARLTON HOUSE (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 18,500 AT HAMMER

    PAIR OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IRISH MAHOGANY SIDE TABLES (5,000-8,000) UPDATE: THESE MADE 13,500 AT HAMMER

    NORTH WEST PERSIAN HERIZ CARPET (4,000-6,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,800 AT HAMMER

    GARDEN SCULPTURE AND ARCHITECTURAL PIECES AT SHEPPARDS

    Friday, May 26th, 2017

    The sale of garden sculpture and architectural ornaments at Sheppards in Durrow on May 30 is on view at Gash Gardens, Castletown, Co. Laois from May 27-19.  The catalogue, which is online, lists 232 lots.  Here is a small selection:

    Regency lead fountain head (800-1,200) UPDATE: THIS MADE 750 AT HAMMER

    One of a pair of 19th century cast iron urns and stands (800-1,200)  UPDATE: THIS LOT MADE 850 AT HAMMER

    Pair of Regency lead urns (400-600)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 620 AT HAMMER

    Cast iron garden seat by Pierce of Wexford (800-1,200) UPDATE: THIS MADE 950 AT HAMMER

    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.