Something old, something yule

ANTIQUE SELECTION

Something old, something yule

There is a collection of rare Victorian prints of the River Lee by Henry Morgan and a collection of framed sea charts of Ireland.

There will be a sale of art and collectibles for Christmas at Whyte’s on Molesworth St on December 6 at noon.

WELL COVERED

Fonsie Mealy’s annual specialist sale of rare books, manuscripts, literature and maps is at the Clyde Court Hotel in Dublin next Tuesday. There is a collection of Irish and general medical books, duplicates from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland as well as first editions, travel, literature and items of much interest to collectors. Viewing gets underway tomorrow.

SOMETHING FOR ALL

There will be an antiques fair at Acton’s Hotel in Kinsale tomorrow from 11am to 6pm. With everything from Matisse lithographs to furniture, glass, vintage items, coins and collectibles this is a fair with something for everyone.

DIAMOND SPARKLE

The top lot at the James Adam auction of fine jewellery and watches in Dublin next Tuesday at 6pm is a coloured 7.06 carat diamond ring by Cartier with an estimate of €200,000—€400,000. A 6.07 carat diamond ring is estimated at €80,000— €120,000, as is a diamond bracelet. A single stone 4.5 carat Art Deco diamond ring is estimated at €50,000—€80,000 and a Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring is estimated at €45,000—€55,000. A total of 193 lots will come under the hammer. The sale is on view from 11am tomorrow and on Monday and Tuesday.

DONERAILE AUCTION

Aidan Foley’s next auction in Doneraile is on December 13 at 1pm. It will feature books of Cork interest, jewellery, silver, plate, art and furniture.

CHRISTMAS SALES

The Christmas sale at Mealy’s, Castlecomer takes place on Tuesday

TWINKLE, TWINKLE

The next sale at O’Reilly’s, Francis St, Dublin is on Wednesday.

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