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    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

    Out of the ordinary collectibles like a pair of Chinese Qing astronomers chairs, a hardwood temple plaque, an electrified dolls house and a rather fine Cork Regency brass inlaid chest abound at Sheppards two day sale in Durrow on June 25 and 26. The sale offers residual contents from Castle Blunden in Co. Kilkenny as well as lots from other clients. The auction of over 1,200 lots is conveniently broken up into four sessions starting at 10.30 am and 2 pm on each day.  The Cork chest is distinguished by brass inlay and turned spiral columns.  It is estimated at 2,500-3,500.  A Neo Classical marble chimney piece is the sort of lot that might find a new home relatively easily in these post recession times.  This one, lot 825, is estimated at 4,000-6,000. There is a more modest estimate of just 100-150 on an attractive Victorian bentwood rocking chair.  The catalogue is online at and there is iewing in Durrow is from 10.30 am to 5 pm for the next three days.

    Cork Regency chest of drawers  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,200 AT HAMMER