Antique & Fine Art Auctions

A Selection of recent results - good prices and bargains too


Rare Irish Republican Silver Strawberry Dish €12,000


Superb Irish Killarney ware inlaid Arbutus marquetry games table. €12,500


'The Visit of Queen Victoria to Cork Harbour' €20,000

Cork Georgian inlaid and crossbanded mahogany breakfront sideboard with shaped gallery, plate rack, turned rails, central drawer with napery press under, two fitted cellarette side drawers, ornate circular brass drop handles, on ring and twist reeded legs with lion claw feet €4800

Georgian mahogany library or dining table with circular tip-up top, raised on baluster turned column, on foliate carved tripod, with scroll feet. 168 cm / 66 ins. Marked Strahan. €7,000

One of the finest Madersons to be sold for some time

Arthur Maderson
Oil on board
"Early Morning Stride"
76 x 118 cm signed €5,500

George III Cork silver oval sauceboat with high looped reeded handle, on three hoof feet by William Reynolds, Cork, c.1775.  9 ozs.  €2,100

Frank Egginton, Watercolour "Connemara Thatched Cottage"
37 x 52, signed. €1,700

Maurice Desmond, Oil on board "Waterfall, February”
77 x 62, Signed verso €480

Pair of George III Cork silver sauceboats with punch beaded rims and double scroll leaf-capped handles, each on hoof feet, with shell knuckles by John Nicholson, Cork, c.1770.  €6250


George III Cork silver helmet shaped cream jug richly repousse with double scroll handle, on three legs with shell feet and lion's head knuckles by Michael McDermott , Cork, c.1770.


George III Cork silver sauceboat with beaded rim and double scroll leaf-capped handle on three pad feet with shell knuckles by Carden Terry, Cork, c.1790. 6.5 ozs.  €1900

Regency rosewood and mahogany sofa table with satinwood inlay, drop leaves with rounded borders, pull-out supports, crossbanded satinwood frieze drawers with circular handles and escutcheons, on tapering plinths with turned stretcher, reeded legs and brass cap toes. €900


Georgian walnut bow fronted chest of two short and four long drawers with circular brass drop handles and escutcheons, on bracket feet. €320

Georgian brass bound mahogany peat bucket with shaped brass handle. €580

Regency rosewood card table with swivel fold-over top, foliate decorated frieze, on baluster turned tapering column, on carved quadrapod with shaped feet. €950

Kenneth Webb RHA,

Oil on canvas

"Beachside  Cottages",

37 x 75, signed


Michael O’Nullain,  

(Flann O’Briens brother)

Pastels on canvas

"Portrait of Sean O'Riada"

55 x 40 signed and dated.


Set of 8 Cork 11-bar inlaid mahogany dining chairs with reeded rails, upholstered seats, on reeded tapering legs with cross stretchers, including two carver armchairs 2800

George III demi-lune inlaid satinwood console or pier table €2000

Geo silver table €1500

Regency style crossbanded mahogany sofa table with drop-down sides, pull-out supports, two frieze drawers with circular handles, on barley-twist columns with matching stretcher, on plinths with splayed reeded legs and brass cap toes on castors. 1800

205 Arthur Armstrong RHA

Mixed Media

"The Beach, Ballytrubbock"

40 x 53 cm signed €1900

252 Pair of Georgian mahogany library armchairs with buttoned leather upholstery, shaped arms, on square legs with stretchers 1600.

126 Georgian inlaid and crossbanded mahogany cellarette with sarcophagus shaped top, fitted interior, oval inlaid panel, on square tapering legs with castors 300.

William Harrington

Watercolour and sketch

"The Corn Store, Cornmarket Street"

33 x 48 cm, signed and dated 1975


Vict sewing table €600

Pr Dwarf bookcases €1300

Graham Knuttel €1050

245 Pair of Georgian mahogany hall chairs with shield shaped backs having ribbon decoration, bow fronted seats, on reeded sabre legs. 500

127Georgian Sheraton style inlaid and crossbanded mahogany knife box with inlaid borders and stars, the interior converted to stationery box, with serpentine shaped front 300.

213 Gerard Dillon RHA RUA (1916 - 1971) Oil on board

"Looking at Figures on the Beach"

50 x 81 signed 4400

116 Regency style rosewood and walnut games table with ornate foliate and scroll inlay, swivelling fold-over top, with chess and backgammon boards, fitted frieze drawer, raised on scroll columns, on foliate carved cabriole legs 2100

91 Pair of ornate Regency oval gilt framed wall mirrors with shell, rope and ribbon decoration 1900

223 Kenneth Webb RHA

Oil on canvas

"A Bit of Craic - Claddagh, Galway"

40 x 60 signed 6500


173 Pair of mahogany bowfronted chests of three drawers with circular brass drop handles, on bracket feet 750

93 Set of four stone garden statues "The Four Seasons" on square bases 620.

Ted Jones 'Friendly Banter' €5750


175 Georgian rosewood card table with fold-over top, circular playing surface, scroll and foliate carved decoration, on foliate carved column, with turned columns, on concave plinth with carved lionclaw feet. 1200

131 Edwardian Sheraton style inlaid and crossbanded mahogany Sutherland table with drop leaves, angled corners, pull-out gateleg supports, inlaid shaped legs 200

198 Martin Finnin €5500

100 Pair of Georgian Sheraton style inlaid and crossbanded mahogany and satinwood demi-lune side tables with inlaid friezes, on square inlaid tapering legs with satinwood collars. 2400

71 Regency style inlaid and crossbanded mahogany tea table with fold-over top, gateleg supports, on square tapering legs with collars 575

80 Edwardian Sheraton style inlaid and crossbanded demi-lune card table with inlaid borders, fold-over top with baize surface, pull-out support, on inlaid square tapering legs with collars and castors. 700

114 Georgian mahogany three tier shaving table with reeded borders, angular drawer, brass drop handle, on pad feet. 200

150 Georgian mahogany bowfronted chest of two short and three long drawers with circular brass drop handles and escutcheons, on bracket feet. 600

55 Georgian mahogany bow fronted chest of two short and three long drawers, with reeded borders, brass drop handles and escutcheons, on bracket feet. 825

Arthur Maderson

Oils & Palette knife

"In the boudoir"

75 x 80 Signed 2800

40 Georgian style mahogany linen press with dentil frieze, panelled doors, shelved interior, two short and two long drawers under, with ornate brass drop handles, on bracket feet. 900

109 Oriental jardiniθre or bust stand with rouge marble inset top, foliate and scroll carving, ornate lizard and dragon mounts, on carved claw feet. 720


John Morris

Oil on board

 "Blue Surfboard"

45 x 45 Signed 820

111 Regency rosewood card table with serpentine shaped sides, fold-over top with concertina action support, blue baize surface, with shaped frieze, on reeded cabriole legs with scroll feet 700.

76 Large stone statue "Venus de Milo" on shaped base 240

Vic work/games table €1000

Geo 4 door bookcase €2600

Cork D-end mahogany dining table with reeded borders, raised on twin turned columns, with circular collars, on hipped tripods with brass lion claw feet, on castors 700

26 Edwardian inlaid mahogany music cabinet with drop-down fronts, brass handles, on square tapering legs 380


Alfred Egerton Cooper

Oil on canvas

"Portrait of a gentleman"

90 x 70 signed 580

Georgian Sheraton style demi-lune tea table with crossbanded borders, inlaid frieze, fold-over top with gateleg support, on square tapering legs 750

298 Pair of ornate carved oak throne armchairs, profusely carved with scrolls, foliage, shields with rattan backs and seats, carved lionhead mask, on cabriole legs 1100.


Norman Teeling

Oil on board

"Lady in a Georgian interior"

60 x 50 signed 700 

Geo bookcase 1700

Geo card table €1000

Senan O'Brien

Oil on board

"Study of a hen"

25 x 27 signed 560

Cabinet €1000

Geo carved settee €420


Envelope card table €850

Pr tub chairs €500

Regency rosewood sewing table with dropped leaves, pull-out supports, two central drawers, material drawer under, on shaped column, on concave plinth with ball feet 900

132 Pair of hexagonal Oriental porcelain stick or umbrella stands with ornate bird and foliate blue and white decoration 520

114 Small Georgian two-tier circular dumbwaiter with decorated borders, turned tapering columns, on tripod with claw on ball feet. 200

229 Mary Swanzy HRHA

Pencil Sketch

"Study of three figures"

10 x 11 cm 140


105 Georgian mahogany side or serving table with foliate and scroll carved columns, lionclaw feet, on plinth 525

143 Circular Imari tureen with ornate blue, gilt and orange foliate and scenic decoration, shaped handles and two lids.  13" / 33cm diameter 400

115 Georgian style mahogany bow fronted knee-hole desk with bowed central drawer, six side drawers with ornate brass drop handles, on cabriole legs with claw on ball feet. 1100

252 Victorian mahogany hall chair with scroll decorated shield shaped back, shaped seat, on turned tapering legs. 40

120 Georgian inlaid and crossbanded mahogany secretaire chest with fold-down front, fitted interior, oval brass drop handles, on bracket feet 850

127 Ornate Regency gilt framed bevelled mirror with profuse scroll, shell and rococo decoration.


208 Galina Reshotka

Oil on canvas

"In the Artist's Studio"

30 x 40 initialled 500

Fergus Kennedy

Oil on board

"Study of a hunting dog"

50 x 60 cm signed 120

145 Georgian mahogany sideboard with shaped back, three frieze drawers, press and drawer under, circular handles, on ring turned tapering legs 450

97 Regency style mahogany jardiniere stand with lion mask handles, brass jardiniere, railed sides, on shaped legs. 160

210 Robin Hickey

Oil on canvas

"The Regatta"

47 x 73 signed 280

221 John Morris

Oil on board

"Ballybunion, Early Morning"

17 x 19 cm signed 300