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    EASTER SUNDAY AUCTION IN CONNEMARA

    Saturday, April 20th, 2019

    Ballyconneely in Connemara is the venue for an Easter Sunday art and antique auction at 2 pm tomorrow.  Dolan’s art auction house will offer nearly 400 lots at a sale timed to coincide with the busy Bank Holiday weekend in the west of Ireland. Dolan’s holiday auctions in Connemara are always crowd pullers and this one features art by Kenneth Webb, Hughie O’Donoghue, Edward Delaney, Sean Keating, Harry Kernoff,  Sean McSweeney, George Campbell, Norah McGuinness, Tony O’Malley, Charles Harper, Mark O’Neill, Carina Scott, Arthur Maderson and many more.

    There are some vintage toy cars by makers like Triang and Dinky, a Hornby train set, a set of three antique ebony elephants with ivory tusks, ebonised and inlaid cabinets, antique furniture including easy chairs, dining chairs, a sofa table, long case clocks, rugs, porcelain, silver and glass. Estimates for the art on offer range from a couple of hundred euro to 12,500, the top estimate for an orange cat tapestry by Graham Knuttel.  This is inscribed “Tapisserie D’Aubusson Felletin” and the estimate is 7,500-12,500.

    Brooks Emporium, Baggot St. Lower by John Brobbel
    Standing Figures by Edward Delaney