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Antiques fairs and art results: Vintage ‘High Nell...

Antiques fairs

Monday (May 7th) Annual Antique Fair in Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. There will be around 60 stands offering furniture, art, jewellery, silver, coins and banknotes, vintage, lamps, porcelain, advertising, militaria, books and ephemera and curios. 11am-5pm, admission £2, children free.

Sunday (May 13th) Antiques & Vintage Fair, Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin. Hosted by Antiques Fairs Ireland, with collectibles, coins and banknotes, antique and vintage furniture, books, jewellery and silver. 11am-6pm, admission €3.50.


Wednesday (April 25th) Mitchell’s Auctioneers, Roscrea, Co Tipperary. Irish Bygone and Social History Auction. Lot 9, “High Nelly” bicycle with chrome handlebars and wheel bell, €7,000 (€100-€200). Lot 185, Penny Farthing bicycle, €2,000 (€500-€700). Lot 48, two stoneware whiskey jars, €320 (€90-€100). Lot 94, three writing boxes with pens, ink blocks, etc €370 (€45-€50). See

Letitia Marion Hamilton, The Flower Market, Dubrovnik (Morgan O’Driscoll sale), €22,000

Monday (April 30th) Morgan O’Driscoll, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Irish & International Art Auction at the RDS. Lot 14, Letitia Marion Hamilton, The Flower Market, Dubrovnik, €22,000 (€10,000-€15,000). Lot 72, Louis le Brocquy, Tinkers, €28,000 (€30,000-€50,000). Lot 50, Louis le Brocquy, Reconstructed Head of a Child (€80,000-€120,000), not sold. Lot 45, Roderic O’Conor, Figures in a Pool, €56,000 (€60,000-€90,000).

Lot 34, Daniel O’Neill, €19,000 (€17,500-€25,000). Lot 16, Donald Teskey, Gold Rush, €16,000 (€10,000-€15,000). Lot 56, John Shinnors, St John’s Night, Carraroe, Inishmore, €15,000 (€15,000-€20,000). See

Early 20th-century Irish Celtic revival picture frame (Hegarty’s sale) made €2,300 (€1,000-€2,000)

Sunday (Apr 29th) Hegarty’s Auction Rooms, Bandon, Co Cork. Lot 53, an early 20th-century Irish Celtic revival picture frame hand-crafted by a member of Youghal Art Metal Workers, €2,300 (€1,000-€2,000). Lot 50, another Irish Celtic picture frame, €1,350 (€1,000-€2,000). Lot 115, pair of mid-century “aviator” leather tub armchairs, €1,550 (€1,500-€1,700). Lot 44, Ivan Sutton, Galway Hookers, €1,575 (€1,600-€2,000). Lot 33, late 19th/early 20th-century oil lamp, €320 (€150-€250). See

Source: Michael Parsons