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    20th CENTURY AND EUROPEAN DESIGN FURNITURE AND IRISH ART AT DE VERES

    Saturday, October 1st, 2016
    A large pineapple form champagne ice bucket by Mauro Manetti, Florence 1960 (300-500)

    A large pineapple form champagne ice bucket by Mauro Manetti, Florence 1960 (300-500)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 650 AT HAMMER

    An auction of 20th century and quality contemporary design furniture by  de Veres takes place at the Royal College of Physicians, Kildare St., Dublin  at 6 p.m. on October 4.  There are Danish and Italian pieces from the 1950’s, ’60’s and ’70’s with work by designers like Finn Juhl, Arne Vodder, Niels Moller, Philippe Starck, Willy Rizzo, C + B Italia and Poltrona Frau. There will be some lots of modern Irish art with work by Hughie O’Donoghue, Patrick Scott, John Noel Smith, Sean McSweeney, Barrie Cooke and Felim Egan.

    The catalogue cover lot is this large pineapple form champagne ice bucket by Mauro Manetti. Lot 27 is an unusual  cocktail table with hinged burr walnut top that opens to reveal its contents.  The catalogue is online.  Here is a small selection:

    A BURR WALNUT METAMORPHIC COCKTAIL TABLE IN WILLY RIZZO STYLE, FRENCH, 1970s (1,400-1,800)

    A BURR WALNUT METAMORPHIC COCKTAIL TABLE
    IN WILLY RIZZO STYLE, FRENCH, 1970s (1,400-1,800) UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 1,400 AT HAMMER

    John Noel Smith b.1952 UNTITLED (3,000-5,000)

    John Noel Smith b.1952
    UNTITLED (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,600 AT HAMMER.

    A DANISH ROSEWOOD MOBILE BAR, by CFC Silkeborg, 1960s (400-600)

    A DANISH ROSEWOOD MOBILE BAR,
    by CFC Silkeborg, 1960s (400-600)   UPDATE: THIS MADE 370 AT HAMMER

    A PANTELLA STANDARD LAMP, BY LOUIS POULSEN (300-500)

    A PANTELLA STANDARD LAMP,
    BY LOUIS POULSEN (300-500)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 350 AT HAMMER

    THE MT3 ROCKING CHAIR BY RON ARAD FOR DRIADE (400-600)

    THE MT3 ROCKING CHAIR
    BY RON ARAD FOR DRIADE (400-600)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 500 AT HAMMER

    CONTRASTING STYLES AND LYNES AND LYNES SALE

    Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

    There are contrasting styles of antique and contemporary living at the Lynes and Lynes sale in Carrigtwohill on December 5. As well as contents from various Presentation convents in County Cork the auction will include some contemporary offerings from other clients.  There is an Irish long case clock,  garden seats, linen, china including a Worcester part dinner service, glass and kitchen equipment from various convents as well as French bar and dining room furniture purchased in Paris in the 1970’s from a client in Glengarriffe.  Among these is a Romeo Rego style decorative French sideboard, Italian leather settees, a Romeo Rego style crescent shaped French bar with four stools and a Willy Rizzo style black and steel circular revolving cocktail table.  The catalogue with 343 lots is online.

    A Willy Rizzo style circular revolving cocktail table.

    A Willy Rizzo style circular revolving cocktail table. UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD BUT UNDER NEGOTIATION AFTERWARDS

    A c1850 long case clock by L.E. Ryan, Limerick (3,000-4,000).

    A c1850 long case clock by L.E. Ryan, Limerick (3,000-4,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,000