Antiques: Irish table among highlights of New York sale

An early 19th-century Irish walnut side table from a private collection in Connecticut is one of a number of Irish pieces at an online sale running at Sotheby's until today.
Antiques: Irish table among highlights of New York sale

An early 19th-century Irish walnut side table from a private collection in Connecticut is one of a number of Irish pieces at an online sale running at Sotheby's until today. It is estimated at $8,000-12,000.

Among other Irish offerings at Style: Silver, Furniture, Ceramics at Sotheby's New York are a pair c1835 of William IV giltwood caned armchairs in the manner of James Del Vecchio, Dublin ($6,000-10,000) and a large 1747 silver salver by Thomas Walker, Dublin, with the arms of St. Leger with Deane in pretense for St Leger Aldworth MP.

He assumed the name St. Leger on inheriting the estate of his maternal ancestors and in 1776 became Baron Doneraile of Doneraile ($15,000-20,000).

A pair of silver candlesticks by John Walker is estimated at $3,000-5,000. A George IV two-handled tray by John Bridge of London bears the arms of the See of Tuam, Killala and Achonry, impaling Trench for the Most Rev. Power Trench, Bishop of Tuam and brother of Richard, 2nd Earl of Clancarty. It is estimated at $12,000-18,000.

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