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    TERENCE MACSWINEY ARCHIVE SALE AT HEGARTYS BANDON

    Friday, November 20th, 2020

     A large collection of handwritten correspondence from Terrence MacSwiney comes up at a timed online auction at Hegarty’s, Bandon from November 26-29. The sale is centred around the Pauline Henley Archive of hand written correspondence with members of the MacSwiney family dating from the early part of the 20th Century. It includes  letters, telegraphs, postcards and newspaper cuttings dating from 1916 to 1922.

    Terence MacSwiney, Lord Mayor of Cork, a playwright, poet and soldier was arrested in August 1920 as British authorities imposing martial law on Cork. Once arrested and court martialled, he refused to recognise the authority of the British courts and protested by going on a hunger strike, a strike that started in Cork City, and would end in Brixton prison 74 days later on October 25th.

    GREENWICH CANDLEABRA AT CO. CORK SALE

    Saturday, November 14th, 2020

    This pair of Art Deco style silver candleabra from the Painted Hall at Greenwich in London come up Hegarty’s sale in Bandon, Co. Cork on November 15. The London 1938 five light candleabrae rest on stepped bases with the crowned monogram of King George VI and are estimated at €18,000-€20,000.  Managed by the Greenwich Foundation since the navy left in 1998 the baroque Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College has been restored and is open to the public.  The online auction features jewellery, antique furniture, coins, books, collectibles and silver.

    UPDATE: THE CANDLEABRA MADE 14,600 AT HAMMER

    ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES AT HEGARTY’S ONLINE SALE

    Thursday, September 24th, 2020

    Antique furniture, art, jewellery and collectibles will come under the hammer at a live online sale at Hegarty’s in Bandon, west Cork on September 27. The catalogue features 330 lots including an Irish marble statuary fireplace in the manner of Pietro Bossi, an Art Deco sapphire and diamond ring, a two page handwritten letter from Terence MacSwiney – the Cork Lord Mayor who died on hunger strike in Brixton Prison in 1920 – to Pauline Henley in 1916, a Killarney trinket box and an Irish 18th century mahogany fold over tea table.

    IRISH 18TH CENTURY MAHOGANY FOLD OVER TEA TABLE. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,400 AT HAMMER

    ANTIQUE FURNITURE AND COLLECTIBLES AT HEGARTY’S

    Thursday, June 11th, 2020

    More than 270 lots will come under the hammer at Hegarty’s online sale in Bandon on June 14. Antique furniture, jewellery, garden pieces, rugs and collectibles including old Irish glass will come under the hammer. There are three online platforms for this auction, Easy Live Auctions, The Saleroom and Invaluable.

    A pair of Gainsborough armchairs (1,250-1,500). UPDATE: THESE MADE 1,200 AT HAMMER

    ANTIQUE CHART OF KINSALE HARBOUR AT HEGARTY’S ONLINE SALE

    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

    THIS c1774 map of Kinsale Harbour is among the lots at Hegarty’s of Bandon timed online auction on April 30. The framed chart is by Capt. Grenville Collins and sculpted by J. Harris. The estimate is 100-200. There are 165 lots in this online sale at The Saleroom which runs to 6 p.m. on the day. UPDATE: THE CHART SOLD FOR 360 AT HAMMER

    TIMED ONLINE SALE AT HEGARTY’S

    Monday, April 27th, 2020

    Hegarty’s, the Bandon auctioneers, had a large March auction in the pipeline when Covid-19 restrictions were introduced. They reduced the catalogue and held their first live online only sale instead. Bidders logged in from all over Ireland, the UK, across Europe and from as far away as Australia and the USA on the night.  Working from home with built up catalogued stock they have since put together a small timed online auction of 159 lots of furniture, art, jewellery and collectibles, with free storage available on all items. The auction is now live on The Saleroom and it runs until April 30.

    A marble topped console table at Hegarty’s sale (1,000-1,200). UPDATE: THIS MADE 950 AT HAMMER

    TIMED ONLINE ONLY SALE AT HEGARTY’S, BANDON

    Friday, April 3rd, 2020

    This pair of Italian silver plated pheasants is the first lot in Hegarty’s timed online only auction which runs on easyliveauction.com until 8 pm on Sunday April 5.  There are 80 lots of art, antiques furniture, collectibles and jewellery at reasonable estimates. The timed sale at Easy Live auctions will be operated through a bidding page as distinct from a live online sale. Bidders need to register in advance. The Bandon auctioneers say that lots won’t be dispatched until after current restrictions around movement have been lifted. The table decoration pheasants are estimated at just €40-80.

    UPDATE: THEY SOLD FOR €195 AT HAMMER IN AN AUCTION THAT WAS AN OVERALL SUCCESS.

    AUCTIONS TAKING PLACE IN IRELAND DURING UPCOMING LOCKDOWN WEEKEND

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

    A number of auctions will go ahead in Ireland over the coming weekend, though in changed circumstances. Sales by Aidan Foley in Doneraile in North Cork on March 21 and by Hegarty’s in Bandon on March 22 will go ahead as online only auctions. In each case the auctioneer will facilitate intending bidders with photographs and condition reports. Online bidding at easyliveauction.com

    The two day sale by Matthews Auctioneers in Kells will take place at 2 pm each day. Social distancing will be observed in the auction room, on view and auction days. All safe physical and breathing space will be observed. Hand sanitiser will also be available and the sale will be held in a closed off area of the room. Online bidding is available through the illustrated online catalogue at matthewsauctionrooms.com

    A pair of rosewood side tables at Hegarty’s in Bandon on Sunday. UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 1,550

    LAVERY PORTRAIT AT HEGARTY’S AUCTION IN BANDON

    Saturday, January 19th, 2019
    A Lavery portrait and a painting of the Cork quays by Norman McCaig (1929-2001) are among the prime lots at Hegarty’s west Cork country house auction in Bandon on January 27.  The auction will bring two family collections to market, from Lawn House and the Barber family, and will offer furniture, fine art, silver and jewellery.

    A portrait of Mrs. Gertrude Coutts by Sir John Lavery (1856-1941) is stamped  “B. Kellerman Painters Supplies, New York”. It measures 28′ x 20′ and is estimated at 4,000-8,000. Among the furniture is a pair of Irish rosewood fold over card tables c1820 and an 18th century Irish mahogany hunt table.  There is an early 20th century Arts and Crafts silver goblet and a collection of jewellery.

    Portrait of Mrs. Gertrude Coutts by Sir John Lavery  UPDATE: THIS MADE 5,200 AT HAMMER

    A pair of Irish 19th century fold over card tables.UPDATE: THIS LOT MADE 2,400 AT HAMMER

    WOODEN CHEST FROM FIRST STEAMSHIP CROSSING OF THE ATLANTIC

    Saturday, October 20th, 2018

    The iron bound wooden seaman’s chest. UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 210

    A possible memento of the first crossing  of the Atlantic by steamship comes up at Hegarty’s sale in Bandon tomorrow afternoon. Lot 184 is an iron bound wooden coffer or seaman’s chest with rope handles believed to have been on The Sirius which  completed the first steamship crossing in New York on April 10, 1838.

    SS Sirius, built in 1837 for the London Cork route by the Saint George Steam Packet Company, was captained by Richard Roberts of Passage West, Cork.  The next year she was chartered by the British and American Steam Navigation Company for two voyages to the US. Hegarty’s sale includes contents from Simla, a 19th century house overlooking the sea in Passage West, which was home to the Roberts family for almost 100 years.