LYNES AND LYNES AUCTION TODAY
More than 400 lots will come under the hammer at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill at 11 am today.
The auction includes a pair of Georgian garden seats, a 1776 water cistern, antique furniture, collectibles and books.
There is interest too in five large ships models, each over seven feet long, of the Bismarck, the USS New Jersey, Yamato, Lusitania and Titanic.
RUBENS SOLD FOR £44.8M AT CHRISTIE’S
Lot and his Daughters
by Peter Paul Rubens sold for £44.8 million at Christie’s in London last week. This was the highest price ever paid for an Old Master at Christie’s.
5OO ATTEND SALE OF CONVENT ITEMS
An illustrated Stations of the Cross sold for €1,600 at PJ O’Gorman’s sale of contents from the Convent of Mercy, Doon, Co Limerick, last Saturday.
A Victorian six stop pipe organ made €1,200, a set of eight Victorian dining chairs made €900, a Victorian dining table made €700, a set of mahogany open bookshelves made €650 and a Victorian walnut davenport made €550. More than 500 people attended the sale.
PRIVATE LIBRARY SALE
A collection of 115 lots of books on coins, medals and antiquities is estimated to make £92,000-132,000 at Sothebys. The collection of Patricia Milne Henderson is considered to be the finest private library of its kind.
Many of the books date to the Italian Renaissance when there was a craze for excavation and uncovering the glories of antiquity. A timed online sale runs at Sotheby’s until July 18.
The summer auction at Woodwards next Saturday at 11am features garden statues and benches as well as furniture.
Included is a pair of lions on plinths from Underhill House in Dunmanway (€5,000-€7,000), a pair of Georgian style cast iron seats (€3,000-€4,000), large garden vases (€700-€1,200) and a pair of reclining lions (€700-€1,200).
Furniture includes a Victorian sofa table (€1,200- €1,500), a Victorian chest of drawers (€300-€400) and a gilt framed mirror (500-1,000). On view today, 12pm-5pm; 2pm-5pm tomorrow and 10am-5pm next week.
ANTIQUES AT ACTONS
Hibernian Antique Fairs will be at Acton’s Hotel in Kinsale on Sunday week next.
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