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    IRISH TABLE FROM COLLECTION OF WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST

    Thursday, June 14th, 2018

    An Irish marble topped side table from the sale of the William Randolph Hearst collection in New York in 1939 is a feature lot at the At Home sale by James Adam in Dublin on June 17.  It is estimated at 8,000-10,000. A George IV silver vine leaf dessert service is estimated at 6,000-10,000 and a set of George III neoclassical candlesticks is estimated at 6,000-8,000.   There are 672 lots.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    AN IRISH MARBLE TOPPED SERPENTINE SIDE TABLE, c.1830 once in the Hearst Collection (8,000-10,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 8,000 AT HAMMER

    A George IV dessert set, Sheffield, 1829 (6,000-10,000).  UPDATE: THESE MADE 16,500 AT HAMMER

    A JAPANESE THREE PIECE IMARI PORCELAIN GARNITURE, Meiji Period (1868 – 1912) (1,500-2,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,700 AT HAMMER

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III NEO-CLASSICAL SILVER CANDLESTICKS, London 1785, mark of John Wakelin & William Taylor (6,000-8,000)  UPDATE: THESE MADE 7,000 AT HAMMER

    A FINE CHINESE KESI SILK WALL HANGING, 19th century (6,000-10,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 6,000 AT HAMMER

    CARVED OAK ST. CATHERINE ONCE OWNED BY WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST

    Friday, August 14th, 2015

    A carved oak St. Catherine formerly in the collection of William Randolph Hearst is among the lots from the estate of German American actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014) to be offered by Juliens Auctions in Beverly Hills on October 1.  It is estimated at $3,000-5,000.  Once known as the new Garbo, Luise Rainer was the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards, the first in 1936 for her performance as Anna Held in The Great Ziegfeld and the second in 1937 for her performance as O-Lan in The Good Earth.  Her collection features European antiques, Old Master and Contemporary art, career memorabilia, furniture and personal effects from her longtime home in London’s Eaton Square.

    Carved oak statue of St. Catherine ($3,000-5,000).

    Carved oak statue of St. Catherine ($3,000-5,000).

     Embellished evening bags ($100-200)

    Embellished evening bags ($100-200)

    Sculpture - George Kolbe (German 1877-1947) ($30.000-40,000)

    Sculpture – George Kolbe (German 1877-1947) ($30.000-40,000)

    Icon, Russian School, 17th century ($4,000-6,000).

    Icon, Russian School, 17th century ($4,000-6,000).

    An 18th century bureau secretary bookcase  ($6,000-8,000).

    An 18th century bureau secretary bookcase ($6,000-8,000).