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A 1957 drawing of Éamon de Valera by Frank Sanquest, a Clarice Cliff vase, an Irish design camelback sofa, an antique fireplace and a fully extended William IV Irish dining table that seats 12 to 14 people are among the lots in the Lynes and Lynes online site sale at Carrigtwohill, Co Cork, next Saturday (April 24), at 11am.

Éamon de Valera from Frank Sanquest to Lynes and Lynes.

Estimated between € 2,500 and € 3,500, the c1840 dining table can accommodate different sizes and the end section can be used as a side table.

Cliffs over Dordogne by Arthur Maderson online at Woodward's today.

Cliffs over Dordogne by Arthur Maderson online at Woodward’s today.

Auctions in Ireland have become much more competitive due to the introduction of import duties from the UK due to Brexit, a fact that has not escaped collectors and the trade.

This offers 266 lots comprising the contents of the executors of the West Cork and Cork City estates.

A magnificent Irish dining table from 1840 in Lynes et Lynes.

A magnificent Irish dining table from 1840 in Lynes et Lynes.

There is a collection of books from a Glanmire residence and an oil on canvas by Eric Patton of the International Brigade, Spain 1936-39.

Artist Eric Patton designed a series of Irish stamps to commemorate Irish Impressionist painters in 1980 and a series of paintings of wild geese, Irish brigades in the service of France in the 17th and 18th centuries.

A lithograph of Queenstown by RL Stopford is estimated between € 200 and € 300.

The late artist Frank Sanquest, former editor of this journal, drew Éamon de Valera from life when he was President of Ireland. The portrait is estimated between 300 and 500 €. There are 18th century framed panoramic views of Cork City and Kinsale, each valued between € 200 and € 300.

The sale features an Irish designer camelback sofa (€ 300-500), a Victorian pine cabinet with carved back (€ 300 – € 500), an antique pine fireplace (€ 400 – € 600) and a set of nine wooden bars. cork chairs (1000 € – 1500 €).

There is an unusual Edwardian travel wardrobe in the form of a leather suitcase, a stitched 18th century porcelain soup tureen and a copy of Thomas Bodkin’s Hugh Lane, with an inscription from the author to Senator Jennie Dowdall, Cork’s first female mayor.

An art deco diamond engagement ring and pair of 18th century Sheffield silver candle holders will pique the interest of buyers. The catalog is online at Easy Live Auctions.

Today’s sale at Woodward’s is also available on Easy Live. More than 300 lots will go under the hammer from 11am.

There is a range of antique furniture and collectibles, including a set of 11 bar cork dining chairs, a Louis XV-style happiness of the day, a Georgian walnut chart table, and a walnut chest of drawers. Queen Anne on foot.

Cliffs on the Dordogne by Arthur Maderson is estimated between 6,000 and 8,000 € and showcases the art offered at Woodward’s.


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