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
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)