Rarities amidst the lots of lots

Viewing gets underway in Castlecomer tomorrow (Oct 6) for the Chatsworth fine art and antique sale by Fonsie Mealy auctioneers on Tuesday (Oct 8) at 10am.

Rarities amidst the lots of lots

Among nearly 900 lots you will find everything from a tiger skin to a Dublin-made Victorian horse coach. There are historic paintings, antique furniture, mirrors, porcelain, silver and much to tempt all collectors.

Rarities include an Italian mosaic micro picture, Pliny’s Doves (€3,000-€4,000) and an early 18th century Continental School painting of King William and General Schomberg at Carrickfergus (€4,000-€6,000). Viewing is from noon to 5.30pm tomorrow and from 10.30 to 5.30pm on Monday.

Meanwhile in Waterford RJ Keighery will have a sale next Monday (Oct 7) at 10am. Among 1,150 lots is an unusual ivory elephant and camel train. Antique furniture includes a four door Georgian bookcase, a ten foot long period dining table, display cabinets and a long case clock. There are 100 lots of Waterford Crystal as well as militaria, silver and rugs.

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