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    PIER TABLES IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM MOORE AT SOTHEBY’S

    Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022
    Pair of George III giltwood and marquetry demi-lune pier tables, circa 1775, in the manner of William Moore of Dublin

    These tables come up as lot 39 at Sotheby’s sale of the collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung in London on December 8 with an estimate of £12,000-£18,000. The pier tables are believed to have belonged to the Earls of Grandison, and if indigenous to their estates at Dromana, Co. Waterford were likely supplied to George Mason-Villiers, 2nd Earl Grandison PC (1751–1800). The 2nd Earl died without sons and thus the title became extinct in 1800.

    IRISH ANTIQUE DEALERS FAIR SET TO MAKE AN RDS RETURN

    Wednesday, August 31st, 2022
    A c1785 William Moore demi-lune table

    This c1785 demi lune table by the renowned Irish furniture maker William Moore will be a highlight at Timeless – The Irish Antique Dealers Fair at the RDS in Dublin from September 23-25. Returning after an absence this year the fair will offer a blend of antique and contemporary focussed pieces and is designed to appeal to a wide audience. Contemporary pieces include an original Brionvega RR126 record player and speaker set similar to David Bowie’s personal model.  It will be displayed by Acquired and stand alongside their mid-century designs like an iconic Cameleonda sofa by Mario Bellini upholstered in green velvet mohair.  The demi-lune table by William Moore will be shown by McBain and Byrne.

    A SIDE TABLE IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM MOORE

    Monday, May 1st, 2017
    An 18th century Irish half moon side table in the manner of William Moore will be a furniture highlight at Hegarty’s evening sale in Bandon, Co. Cork on May 9.  The 300 lot auction will feature contents from The Glebe House at Nohoval which dates to 1816.  A pair of c1810 Regency Irish card tables is another highlight.  Both lots are estimated at 6,000-10,000.
    An early Victorian long case clock is labelled Patterson of Fermy and is estimated at 2,000-4,000.

    There is some English oak furniture including a Queen Anne Welsh dresser (500-1,000), a large hall bench (500-1,000) and a Jacobean style mirror backed pedestal sideboard (500-1,000). Collectibles include a lady’s silver vanity set with Birmingham marks to around 1899-1900.  Artists in the sale include Martin Finnin, Graham Knuttel and Arthur Maderson.

    18th century Irish side table in the manner of William Moore  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,700 AT HAMMER

    A Queen Anne Welsh dresser.

    A WILLIAM MOORE SIDE TABLE AT HEGARTY’S OF BANDON

    Saturday, November 12th, 2016

    A demi lune side table by the renowned Dublin maker William Moore is a highlight at Hegarty’s sale in Bandon, Co. Cork  on the evening of November 15. Estimated at 15,000-20,000 the satinwood and marquetry table is decorated with oval floral panels and a floral medallion.  From the collection of the late Maggie Glixted in Kinsale it is inlaid in satinwood, sycamore and tulip wood.  Other highlights in a sale which includes highlights from the collection of the late Dr. Marie Baker of Bantry at Hegarty’s are a c1765 Worcester basket mould dish (1,200-1,300), a Killarney wood jewellery box (2,500-3,000), an 18th century hunt table (3,000-4,000), a pair of landscapes by Edmund Johann Niemann (1813-1876) (4,000-8,000), a pair of unusual rosewood bookshelves (3,000-4,000), a pair of 19th century cast bronze figures of women bathing (2,200-2,800) and an 18th century dish top silver table (2,000-2,500).

    A demi-lune side table by William Moore

    A demi-lune side table by William Moore  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 18,600

    A Killarney wood jewellery box

    A Killarney wood jewellery box  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,200

    SLANE AUCTION BRINGS IN OVER ONE MILLION EURO

    Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

    This Irish wine cistern sold for 55,000.

    THE top lot at the James Adam Country House Collections sale at Slane Castle was an unusual George III Irish oval gilt brass bound wine cistern.  It made 55,0000 in a sale which realised over one million euro.

    The riding crop of the Empress Sisi made 37,000 (see antiquesandartireland.com post for September 21).  The Empress of Austria’s riding crop had been estimated at 3,000-5,000.  The underbidder was Viennese and the crop, with its pommel in the shape of an Imperial Crown, was sold to a buyer in the Channel Islands.

    Lot 173, a pair of 19th century large Mei-Ping shaped vases made 42,000 over an estimate of 600-800.  A William Moore side table made 20,000 and a George II Irish carved mahogany side table with Kilkenny marble top made 27,000.

    The folio by Catherine Gage of The Birds of Rathlin made 13,500 and the aggregate total for a series of eleven wash and ink artworks by Caroline Hamilton (1771-1861) was 23,000.

    James Adam managing director James O’Halloran said he was very happy with the result.