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    COUNTRY HOUSE CLEARANCE BY MATTHEWS IN KELLS

    Sunday, May 8th, 2022
    Irish William IV Mahogany Three Pod Dining Table. UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,800 AT HAMMER

    This 20 foot long Irish William IV dining table is among the top lots at Matthews original country house clearance auction on May 10. The executors sale of the estate of the late Trevor Fitzherbert of Rockfield, Athboy Road, Kells, Co. Meath offers a total of 950 lots and is on view at the property. The dining table is lot 348 and is estimated at €3,000-€5,000. The catalogue is online.

    JEWELLERY AND COLLECTIBLES ONLINE AT MATTHEWS

    Sunday, April 24th, 2022
     French 18 carat yellow gold Owl Brooch. UPDATE: THIS MADE €1,500 AT HAMMER

    This vintage French owl motif brooch with lapis lazuli, ruby and diamond is lot 13 at Matthews online sale in Kells, Co. Meath on April 26. It is estimated at 1,200-1,500. Diamond solitaire rings, a diamond cluster ring and a diamond line bracelet are among the highlights in a sale that will include executor and part estate clearances and pawnbrokers unredeemed pledges. The catalogue with 619 lots is online and viewing is underway.

    DIVE INTO THE PAST AT MATTHEWS HOUSE CONTENTS SALE

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2022
    Deep Sea Divers Helmet  UPDATE: THIS MADE 190 AT HAMMER

    You never know what you might come across at an auction of house contents. Which is why they are brimful of interest. This copper deep sea divers helmet with the insignia of the US Navy Mark V full size is one of the more unusual collectibles at Matthews sale of contents of Rath House, Dundalk on March 20. There are 1,117 lots including antiques, art, silver and collectibles. The helmet is lot 47 and is estimated at just 120-180.

    NAVAN HOUSE CONTENTS SALE BY MATTHEWS

    Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
    Victorian Cast Iron Bench with Hound Motif Arm Supports. UPDATE: THIS MADE 820 AT HAMMER

    Spring may not be in the air quite yet but this Victorian cast iron bench, which comes up at Matthews sale of contents from Knockboyne House, Navan, Co. Meath and other clients on February 27, is a welcome reminder of warmer outdoor days to come. It comes up as lot number 2 in a sale of 674 lots which includes antique furniture, mirrors, rugs,, collectibles and silver.

    AN INTERIOR VIEW OF KNOCKBOYNE HOUSE. UPDATE: THE TABLE MADE 600 AT HAMMER, THE CHAIRS 500

    ORIGINAL COPY OF THE IRISH PROCLAMATION AT MATTHEWS

    Friday, November 26th, 2021
    An original copy of the Irish Proclamation. UPDATE: THIS MADE 130,000 AT HAMMER

    An original copy of the Proclamation of Independence comes up as lot 937 at Matthews sale of a single owner collection on the evening of November 30. This rare survivor – the most important document in the history of the Irish Nation – was issued by the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Citizen Army and read by Padraig Pearse from the steps of the GPO on O Connell Street, Dublin on Easter Monday 1916. This copy was last sold at Adams in Dublin in 2006. It is estimated at 120,000-€180,000.

    A TWO DAY SALE BY MATTHEWS IN KELLS

    Thursday, June 25th, 2020

    Antique furniture, mirrors, rugs, jewellery, silver, paintings, porcelain and collectibles will come under the hammer at a two day sale by Matthews in Kells, Co. Meath on June 27 and 28. Estimates are reasonable and the auction offers good value. There are 1,113 lots with various bidding options, including Easy Live Auctions.

    Lot 603 is this pair of Regency cast iron planters each 32 inches wide (500-800). UPDATE: THESE MADE 540 AT HAMMER

    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

    CHARLEVILLE CASTLE AUCTION POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

    Saturday, December 5th, 2015

    A William IV over mantle from the postponed Matthews sale at Charleville Castle (400-700).

    A William IV over mantle from the postponed Matthews sale at Charleville Castle (400-700).

    The antique and collectors auction scheduled to take place at Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co. Offaly on December 6 has been postponed for one week to December 13.  As Storm Desmond continued to batter Ireland today Matthews Auctioneers of Oldcastle took a last minute decision to postpone the sale.

    It will be held instead on Sunday, December 13. The venue is a remarkably original and unrestored castle, The catalogue, which includes property from an unnamed charitable trust and props decommissioned from Ardmore Studios, Bray, Co. Wicklow, lists 784 lots.

    HOWTH HOUSE CONTENTS SALE NEXT SUNDAY

    Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

    More than 580 lots will come under the hammer at a house contents auction in Howth on Sunday, June 21 at 2 pm.  Matthews Auctioneers will offer contents from Longacre, Thormanby Road, Howth with about 50 lots from another Dublin residence. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Henry Healy - Towards Howth (300-500).

    Henry Healy – Towards Howth (300-500).

    A pair of Siena marble lamps, each 22" high (400-700).

    A pair of Siena marble lamps, each 22″ high (400-700).

    A Victorian marquetry decorated side cabinet (3,000-5,000).

    A Victorian marquetry decorated side cabinet (3,000-5,000).

    An Irish cut crystal chandelier (700-1,200).

    An Irish cut crystal chandelier (700-1,200).

    A carved gilt wood mirror (500-800).

    A carved gilt wood mirror (500-800).