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William Van Der Hagen

Oilpainting entitled “Cork Harbour 1738”
(48 x 91cm – 19 x 36 ins) depicting the island of Haulbowlinewith the castle which was the former clubhouse of The Water Club, and numerous sailing vessels in Cork Harbour.
The Water Club of Cork Harbour, now the Royal Cork Yacht Club, was established in the year 1720 and is recognised as being the oldest yacht club in the world.

Sold for €360,000

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Irish silver serving tray presented to Emmet Dalton by his IRA colleagues on the occasion of his wedding
Sold for €6,000

Archdeacon Rev Tom Duggan, - OBE MC – set of medals:

Sold for €8,000  Details

Killarneyware 'Muckross House' table sold for €5400 Details
Set of 8 Cork 11-bar dining chairs sold for €3200

Pair of George III style inlaid and crossbanded mahogany and satinwood demi-lune hall or side tables
Sold for €2,000

Rare set of 3 Sevres plates decorated with portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte, Josephine and Marie Louise,
the borders decorated and incorporating the ‘N’ Napoleonic crest.
Sold for €850

Rare Irish Republican Silver Strawberry Dish
Sold for €12,000 Details

'The Visit of Queen Victoria to Cork Harbour'
Sold for €20,000 More Details

Pair of garden benches sold for €2200

Salvador Dali signed print 'Chevaliers' sold for €600

Cork dining table by O'Connells of Cork sold for €1400

Georgian kneehole desk which sold for €825

George Mountsey Wheatley Atkinson "The HMS Conqueror off Queenstown" 30 x 43cm Sold for €5000

Ornate multi-timber 'Surf Console Table' of Ash, Oak, Beech, Sapele, Walnut and Wenge, on bowed supports with shaped stretcher, 89ins/226cm long, by Alan Horgan Studio
Sold for €3000
Markey Robinson  'Shawlies and Cottages' pastels 27 x 28cm signed Sold for €1200

Georgian mahogany library or dining table with circular tip-up top,
168 cm / 66 ins. Marked Strahan.
Sold for €7,000

Pair of ornate cast iron Egyptian style garden vases of campana form, with ribbed socles, sphinx and shell handles, with lion mask mounts, foliate and figured decoration, on square bases Sold for €1700

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

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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 Sold for €4800

Cast iron garden seat Sold for €1,400

Arthur K. Maderson "At Tallow Horse Fair" palette knife on board 50 x 68cm signed Sold for €2700

Large George III Irish silver swing handled fruit or bread basket, of oval form, the upper body engraved with bright-cut decoration, standing on a spreading foot, 14.75 long, by James Scott, Dublin, 1803. Sold for €2,700

Georgian armchair sold for €1400

Edwardian inlaid mahogany envelope card table Sold for €1000

Malby's Terrestrial globe sold for €2100

Cast iron garden seat sold for €1400

Arthur Maderson - Crossing the Ford - sold for €3800

Dublin silver dish ring sold for €1500

Superb set of one hundred and seven pieces of Sheffield silver cutlery in mahogany canteen with drawers and lock, weighable silver 110.5ozs plus twelve silver handled dinner knives, twelve similar silver knives and three piece carving set, 1977-1979.
Sold for €3,600

Georgian blanket box sold for €900

Georgian oak angular stick and umbrella stand with brass finials and  rails and holders, on bracket feet Sold for €800

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Arthur Maderson - Evening Shadows, Tallow Horse Fair' Sold for €6000

Pair of cast iron garden seats - Sold for €2600

Pair of Eileen Gray E1027 chrome adjustable tables
Sold for €1000

Sheraton inlaid credenza. Sold for €1000

Linen press sold for €1300

Linen press/wardrobe sold for €700

Cork silver dish ring or potato ring profusely pierced and decorated with Cork scenes including Blackrock Castle, river, fishermen in boat, fish, flowers and scrolls, by William Egan, Cork,  8in diameter, 15.5ozs. Sold for €2,600

Rare George III Irish provincial silver soup ladle with shell bowl and having hook-end Rococo decorated handle with crest, with the mark of William Ward of Limerick.  Hallmarked in Dublin, 1772, 14.5in long. Sold for €2,000

Irish Georgian silver soup ladle with Old Irish Point style bright-cut decoration and Prince of Wales feathers engraved to terminal, 13in long, Law & Begley, Dublin, 1795. Sold for €750

George IV Irish silver coffee pot, profusely embossed and decorated with flowers, grapes, vines, on four cast feet, with crest and motto of Malone, by James Fray, Dublin, 1830.  €1,700

George IV Irish silver cream jug and sugar bowl profusely embossed with pastoral scenes and standing on four cast lions paw feet by John Egan, Dublin, 1821.  €1,300

Secretairs bookcase sold for €650

Sundail sold for €575

Oriental side cabinet sold for €1000

Rosewood cabinet sold for €700

Oak serving table sold for €625

Georgian oak settle sold for €620

We will hold an auction of Irish & good English Silver in Spring 2014
If you wouldl ike to include items please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange appraisal

Cork silver circular shaped salver or drinks tray with a raised scrolled reeded border and supported on four feet by William Egan, Cork, 1942, 14in diameter, 33ozs. €900

Cork silver strawberry dish, its sides fluted in twelve panels ad its interior decorated with an intricate Celtic band, by William Egan, Cork 1969, 8 ins diameter, 11ozs €850

Arthur Maderson ‘Point of sunset, Lerci’ Oil on board 55 x 77 Signed €2,600

Georgian school ‘A country home by a lake’ oil on canvas 50 x 75cm signed €500

George III Irish silver swing handled bright-cut sugar basket standing on a pedestal foot by William Doyle, Dublin, 1803.  €825

Victorian Irish silver cream jug with floral embossed decoration, on four cast leaf feet with crest of Moore by John Mahony, Dublin, 1847, height 7in.  €700

Irish Georgian silver soup ladle with Old Irish Point style bright-cut decoration and Prince of Wales feathers engraved to terminal, 13in long, Law & Begley, Dublin, 1795.  €750

George III Irish silver punch ladle with shell bowl and onslow pattern handle by John Craig, Dublin, 1773.  €750

George IV Irish silver bright-cut basting or serving spoon with Old Irish point crested handle by John Pittar, Dublin, 1783, 11.5in long.  €700

George III Irish silver soup ladle with shell bowl and having long bright-cut crested handle with feather edge decoration in the neoclassical style, by Michael Keating, Dublin, 1783. €700

William IV Irish silver two handled sugar bowl profusely embossed with flowers and grapes, with sea horse handles, on four shell cast feet, by James Fray, Dublin, 1836.  €650

Suite of three Royal Irish silver pierced dishes with lobed decoration, bearing the EEC mark for 1773.  €650

We have shown again and again, that the only place to sell Cork silver is in Cork.
If you are comntemplating selling silver, contact us for advice and appraisal

Set of six Cork silver bright-cut dessert spoons with feather edged handles by Carden Terry, Cork, c.1790. €650

Set of six Cork silver bright-cut teaspoons by Carden Terry and Jane Williams, Cork, c.1810. €500

Three piece Cork silver condiment set - pepper pot, salt cellar and mustard pot with blue glass liners, Dublin hallmark 1970. €460

Six George IV Cork silver table forks with fiddle pattern handles by Richard Forde, Cork. Dublin hallmarks for 1829, 10ozs. €320

Six Cork silver teaspoons with fiddle pattern handles by Richard Forde, Cork Dublin hallmarks for 1831/4/5, 5ozs. €300

George III Cork silver serving spoon with pointed handle in the neoclassical style by John Nichols, Cork, c.1770. €300

Cork silver three section holy oil set by William Egan, Cork. Hallmarked Dublin, 1964. €260

Cork silver circular pin tray or coaster with raised stepped rim and bearing the ‘Sword of Light’ commemorative hallmark for 1966, by William Egan, Cork, 4.25 ins diameter. €180

Edward VII London silver pierced drum mustard pot with blue glass liner by Mappin & Webb, 1903, 2.25in diameter. €170

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