An­tique fur­ni­ture and ob­jects of in­ter­est at Lynes and Lynes

Looks at some of the lots on of­fer at Lynes and Lynes and finds great value Ge­or­giana

Irish Examiner - Property & Interiors - - Antiques And Fine Art -

AN Ir­ish Ge­or­gian long case clock by Wil­liam Mad­dock of Water­ford and a tele­scopic Ge­or­gian din­ing ta­ble are among the prime lots at the Lynes and Lynes sale in Car­rigt­wohill next Satur­day. Each is es­ti­mated at €3,000-5,000.

The se­lec­tion on of­fer in­cludes a seascape by Ed­win Hayes (€1,000-1,500), a c1860 Chi­nese cabi­net with lac­quered pan­els (€2,000-4,000), a set of Cork 11-bar din­ing chairs (€1,500-2,000), a large wing back armchair (€1,0001,500) and an an­tique cast iron gar­den seat (€1,0001,500).

Auc­tion­eer De­nis Lynes reports that there is al­ready in­ter­est in a Ge­or­gian sofa ta­ble (€400-600). Also typ­i­cal of Cork fur­ni­ture are lots 255 and 256, a pair of hall chairs and a cel­larette on a tri­pod base. Each has a low es­ti­mate of €100-200. Other lots in­clude a pair of rare of­fi­cial stan­dard brass pint mea­sures (€100-200), a neat Ge­or­gian win­dow or hall seat (€200-400), a 19th cen­tury couch (€200-400), an Ir­ish Ge­or­gian stool with needle­work drop in seat (€600-800) and a pair of old ter­ra­cotta chim­ney pots (€40-80).

There are GAA pro­grammes and medals, a Guy’s Mun­ster Di­rec­tory, an ab­stract pol­ished steel sculp­ture, an oil on can­vas by An­thony Ruby en­ti­tled The Jolly Glut­tons and a silk screen lim­ited edi­tion Led Zep­pelin ‘Stair­way to Heaven print’.

Theauc­tion­is­drawn­from a va­ri­ety of sources in­clud­ing Veru­lam on Sun­day’s Well, which has been my home for the past 30 years. We are down­siz­ing.

View­ing for this auc­tion is from 10 am to 8 pm next Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day, and Fri­day.

The sale is at 11 am on this day week.

A Cork Re­gency cel­larette on tri­pod at Lynes and Lynes (€100-€200)

A c1860 Vic­to­rian ebonised and am­boyna in­laid cre­denza (€400-€600)

A 19th cen­tury couch at Lynes and Lynes (€200-400)

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