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  • LAVERY LEADS AT O’DRISCOLLS

    Orange by Louis le Brocquy

    The top lot at the Morgan O’Driscoll sale in Cork on Monday was Sir John Lavery’s oil on canvas entitled Wilton. It made 10,250 against an estimate of 10,000-15,000. The sale of 285 lots was 69% sold and brought in a hammer price of 250,000.

    There was disappointment when the 1972 le Brocquy entitled Orange was withdrawn at 44,000, having failed to reach the low estimate of 50,000-70,000. Two limited edition colour prints entitled Human Image by le Brocquy each made 3,200. ¬†more…

    MID-MAY MUNSTER ANTIQUES FAIR

    A garniture from the Munster Antiques Fair

    THERE is to be a large two day antiques fair in the leafy setting of the Fota Island Resort Hotel in Cork over the weekend of May 15/16.

    Dealers from around the country will be in attendance at the Munster Antique and Fine Art Fair.

    Organiser Robin O’Donnell of Hibernian Antique Fairs has been running regular fairs throughout Ireland for the past 20 years. ¬†Latterly he has upgraded a small number of these into two day events at venues like the K Club, the Culloden Hotel in Belfast and Dromoland Castle in Co. Clare with an emphasis on luxury.

    Now it is the turn of Cork where the mid-May Fota Fair will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. ¬†more…


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