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    A George III Irish provincial soup ladle with shell bowl with the mark of William Ward of Limerick (2,200-2,400). (Click on image to enlarge). UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,000.

    Around 200 lots of Irish and English silver will feature at Woodwards sale of silver and art in Cork on May 23.  The top lot is a George III twin handled soup tureen made in Dublin c1765 by Richard Williams and later fitted with a similar lid by James Scott in Dublin in 1821.  It is estimated at 12,000-14,000. A George III swing handled fruit or bread basket made by James Scott in 1803 has an estimate of 2,800-3,000 and a George III soup ladle with shell bowl by William Ward of Limerick, hallmarked in Dublin in 1772 is estimated at 2,200-2,400.

    A 1970 Royal Irish Silver sugar bowl is estimated at 450-500 and a swing handled bright cut sugar based on pedestal by William Doyle, Dublin 1803 is estimated at 820-880.  A George III sauce ladle with fiddle pattern handle by Samuel Neville, Dublin 1808 is estimated at 120-150 and six George IV forks by Richard Garde, Cork with Dublin hallmarks for 1829 are estimated at 300-350.  There are bone handled dessert services, coasters, tea spoons, sauceboats, bon bon dishes, dressing table jars, cigarette boxes, sugar nips, tea services, mustard pots, vases, salvers, trays and bowls and dish rings.  Artists whose work is in the sale include Arthur Maderson, Markey Robinson, Kenneth Webb, William Perring Hollyer, Carol Anne Waldron, Philip French, Andrew Nicholl, John Bosanquet, Liam Treacy, Cecily Brennan,John Morris, Barbara von Seida and Norah McGuinness.

    Set of six silver bright-cut teaspoons by Carden Terry and Jane Williams, Cork, c1810. (400-600). UPDATE: THESE MADE 500.

    A George III silver serving spoon in the neoclassical style by John Nicholson, Cork, c1770. (200-300). UPDATE: THIS MADE 300.


    A silver dish ring with Cork scenes including Blackrock Castle by William Egan is estimated at 1,800-2,200. UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,600

    An Irish George III tureen by Richard Williams, Dublin c1765 with later lid by James Scott, Dublin 1821 is estimated at 12,000-14,000. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

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