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    There is plenty to covet at a de Veres house contents auction at Westbury, Willowbank, Monkstown, Co. Dublin on September 19 at 2 p.m.  It was for many years the private residence of retired Dublin solicitor Noel Purcell, an avid collector.  Viewing is at the house, the auction will be held at the Presbyterian Hall at York Road, Dun Laoghaire. There are 350 lots on offer and the catalogue is on-line.  Here is a small selection (you can click on any image to enlarge it):

    A large Regency convex mirror, early 19th century, is estimated at 4,000-6,000. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    A Meissen Group of Count Bruhl's tailor riding on a goat c1880. Count Bruhl (1700-1763) was prime minister of Saxony and director of the Meissen Porcelain factory. It is estimated at 2,000-3,000. UPDATE: THIS MADE 5,500 AT HAMMER.

    An early 19th century mahogany extending dining table (6,000-9,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 5,500 AT HAMMER.

    Hugh Douglas Hamilton RHA 1739-1808, portrait of Mary Aylmer, daughter of Richard Aylmer of Lyons. (2,000-3,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,200 AT HAMMER.

    A c1830 rosewood library table, probably by Mack, Williams and Gibton (2,000-3,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,200 AT HAMMER.

    Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA 1878 - 1964, On the scent, The Kildare Hunt (1,500-2,500). UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,500 AT HAMMER.

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