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    Saturday, July 16th, 2011

    A lacquer and solid silver mounted Japanese smoker's companion set comprising of cigarette box and ashtray on tray, presented to Georgette Ellison by Hirohito/Emperor Showa. UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,800

    An Oriental collection gathered in the Far East –

    Early 20th century large Satsuma jar. UPDATE: IT MADE 1,150

    including okimono, Satsuma, jade and bronze enamel – will feature at the Hegarty’s auction in Bandon on July 24.  The Ellison collection has been consigned from west Cork.  The late Georgette Ellison, whose husband was a high ranking US military member, started the collection post World War II while they were stationed overseas.  Included is a silver and lacquer smoking companion set presented by Hirohito/Emperor Showa to Mrs Ellison.

    The sale of 350 lots also features some Irish Regency furniture, a Cork two door library bookcase, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian occasional furniture, a one owner collection of 30 lots of Irish art and twenty lots of silver.

    A 19th century trumpet shaped porcelain Japanese vase with 6 character marks. UPDATE: THIS MADE 650

    An ancient Chinese hand-painted wall hanging, approx. 6ft x 21". UPDATE: THIS MADE 380


    Thursday, June 16th, 2011

    A late 19th century Irish street scene.

    Ogham Stone at Kilmalkedar Kerry.

    Early Irish group tourists at the Sphinx in Egypt.

    A treasure trove of around 300 early slide  images complete with a magic lantern come under the hammer at Hegarty’s sale in Bandon on June 19 at 4 p.m.  It is from The Old Manse in Dunmanway, home since 1873 to the Methodist clergyman.  Hundreds of slides depict Irish 19th century scenes as well as the pyramids in Egypt and the Holy Land.  There are streetscapes, landscapes and pictures of people, many barefoot. One set of slides llustrate the life and works of John Wesley, founder of the Methodists.  The magic lantern was made by Riley Bros. of Bradford. Hegarty’s estimate the lot at 1,500-2,500.  The sale has over 430 lots including furniture, art, collectibles and jewellery.

    UPDATE:  The magic lantern and slides sold for 4,000. This was the joint top lot in a sale where 80 per cent of lots found buyers.  A three stone diamond ring also made 4,000.

    The magic lantern with some of the boxed images. UPDATE: THE LANTERN AND SLIDES MADE 4,000

    A longcase clock by Sanderson, Dublin at Hegarty's. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    An Oriental cabinet and stand at Hegarty's. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,250


    Friday, April 1st, 2011

    The antiques and interiors auction at Hegarty’s in Bandon, Co. Cork on Sunday, April 3 at 4 p.m. will include furniture, jewellery, silver, paintings and ceramics. This is a sale of around 500 lots.  There is a one-owner offering of six 19th century Victorian and Regency sewing and works tables, amassed over the past 20 years.

    The sale includes about 20 lots of jewellery and 20 garden items.  The catalogue is available on-line.  Hegarty’s are located at Parnell Business Park, The By-pass, Bandon and hold regular monthly sales.

    A c1810 rosewood foldover card table from Hegarty's sale in Bandon, Co. Cork on April 3. It is estimated at 1,500-2,500. UPDATE: IT SOLD FOR 1,250

    An Irish teapoy with scroll stretchers at Hegarty's. The estimate is around 900. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    A Victorian library table at Hegarty's. It is estimated at 1,000-1,500. UPDATE: THIS WAS NOT SOLD.

    A 19th century rosewood bombe shaped writing desk at Hegarty's. It is estimated at 2,500-3,500. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,900

    A c1870 walnut and marquetry inlaid work table at Hegarty's. It is estimated at 1,400-1,800. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,050


    Saturday, February 19th, 2011

    Here is a sample of lots coming up at Hegarty’s sale in Bandon , Co. Cork on Sunday, February 27  at 4 p.m.  This is a sale of more than 350 lots including furntiure, art, ceramics, jewellery and silver.

    This Georgian knife box is estimated at 800-1,200. (click to enlarge)

    An early 20th century majolica stick stand with heron, estimated at 800-1,200. (click to enlarge)

    An Edwardian inlaid envelope foldover card table (1,000-1,500). Click to enlarge.

    This Wedgwood cheese dish and cover, with hairline crack to base, is estimated at 300-500. (click to enlarge)

    A Victorian walnut dome topped brass-bound stationery box estimated at 250-350. (click to enlarge)