Antiques in brief

Shelbourne Hotel by Patrick Cahill from the Watercolour Society of Ireland's 161st annual exhibition which continues at Dun Laoghaire County Hall this weekend.

Viewing at Keighery’s
In Waterford there is a viewing at Keighery’s City Auction Rooms from noon to 5pm today and tomorrow for an antique auction which takes place on Monday at 10.30am. 

Among the main lots are a carved French gilt suite with original tapestry covering (€3,200-€4,500), an inlaid bow-front chest on chest (€2,000-€3,000), a Victorian boulle cabinet with mirror back (€1,800-€2,500) and a breakfront boulle cabinet (€2,500-€3,500). There are also some Waterford chandeliers and rugs.

Rank exhibition

An exhibition celebrating Ranks flour mills is on at the Hunt Museum in Limerick until October 25. 

Ranks was at the heart of Limerick for generation. The exhibition explores its role in Limerick history through stories from the local community.

Midlands fair tomorrow

The Tullamore Court Hotel is the venue for the Midlands Art, Antique and Vintage fair tomorrow. 

The fair will feature a wide variety of items including silver, jewellery, furniture, brass, copper, coins and banknotes. The opening times of the fair are from 11am to 6pm.

161st watercolours show

The 161st annual exhibition of the Water Colour Society of Ireland continues today and tomorrow at the Concourse Gallery at Dun Laoghaire County Hall. 

There are more than 280 works from more than 100 artists on display in what is Ireland’s largest exhibition of watercolours.

Sotheby’s Irish sale

Sotheby’s 71-lot sale of Irish art in London on October 21 will be on view at the RHA in Dublin next Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Rare books catalogue

The autumn catalogue of Healy Rare Books of Galway showcases a varied collection of more than 700 works.


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