Sharp work could fetch over €10k

A LANDSCAPE by British artist Dorothea Sharp (1875-1955) is the highlight at Hegarty’s sale in Bandon next Tuesday at 7pm.

Sharp was an honorary member of the St Ive’s School of Artists and this fresh-to-market work from a private collection in Schull, depicting a goatherd with goats, is estimated at €10,000-€20,000.

Much of this sale is made up of the estate of the late Frank Whyte and it features paintings, furniture and European porcelain.

There is a View of Venice by the French artist Felix Ziem (€5,000-€10,000) and eight lots of hand-made copper pieces in the Irish Arts and Crafts style from the Youghal Company.

Furniture includes a set of eight c1890 Chippendale-style dining chairs (€3,000-€4,000); an Irish brass inlaid Regency card table (€2,500-€4,000) and a mahogany and satinwood display cabinet by Maples and Company. in a sale of around 300 lots.

Viewing in Bandon is from noon to 5pm today and Monday, from 2pm to 5pm tomorrow and from noon to the start of the auction at 7pm on Tuesday.


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