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    Sunday, February 14th, 2016
    A collection of miniatures – some by the Buck family – come up at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork on February 20. The auction is timely as an exhibition by Cork born Adam Buck previously at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is running at the Crawford Gallery until April 9.  Adam Buck was one of four children in an artistic family.  He  became one of the most sought after portrait painters of Regency England.  18th and 19th century Rowland family miniatures by the Buck family and one by Andrew Dunn is included in the auction. The Rowland’s were Mayors and Sherriffs of Cork in the 18th century. Rowland’s Lane off Mulgrave Road is named after them.
    The auction will include some lots from Cashel Palace Hotel and a clearance from a Lismore estate. Among the antique furniture is a Regency rosewood side cabinet (2,000-3,000); a collection of seven early 19th century hunting scenes woven in silk by Thomas Stevens (1,000-1,500); a Cork Regency card table (2,000-2,500);  a c1800 Cork Georgian cylinder desk cabinet with fine fluted legs (1,500-2,000); two fine military chests (1,000-1,500 each); a large Victorian pine house keepers cupboard (1,000-1,500); a late Georgian dining table (400-600) and an antique mahogany hunt table (300-500). The sale includes a c1760 Irish George II carved pier mirror (2,000-3,000); a portrait of a lady by James Butler Brennan RHA (1825-1889) (600-1,000);  a pair of 19th century gilt brass and porcelain candelabra (600-1,000); four Morgan views of Cork Harbour (100-200): a Victorian cast iron spiral staircase and some Persian rugs.

    (See posts on for February 6 and 7, 2016 and July 17, 2015).

    A collection of miniatures.

    A collection of miniatures.  UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR VARIOUS PRICES FROM 500 TO 1,100 MAKING A TOTAL OF WELL OVER 7,000

    A c1800 Cork cylinder desk and cabinet

    A c1800 Cork cylinder desk and cabinet  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,100

    An antique Irish mirror.

    An antique Irish mirror. UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 5,000