Paintings and silver feature in auction

Des O’Sullivan takes us through some of the highlights available for sale this week.

Kinsale is the title of this work by Martin Stone from the Morgan O’Driscoll online art auction which finishes on Monday at 7pm.

A CORK silver sugar basket and a View of the River Lee from Tivoli by George Mounsey Wheatley Atkinson (€3,000-€5,000) are two highlights of Woodwards special auction of silver and paintings in Cork this Wednesday (November 9) at 6pm.

The sale contains some prime silver and porcelain including a Victorian circular silver tray (€2,500-€3,000), a George III silver soup ladle with a maker’s mark by William Ward of Limerick and Dublin hallmarks for 1786 (€800-€1,000), a large Edward VII silver fruit basket of unusual shape (London 1906) (€2,500-€3,000), a George III Irish silver oval shaped sauceboat (€1,700- €2,000), tea services, a number of teapots, silver frames and candlesticks.

The sale is on view today and tomorrow from 2pm to 5pm and on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am to 5pm.

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