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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