A period Cork house contents to include an important collection of miniatures also items from Cashel Palace Hotel (recently sold) and a clearance from a Lismore Estate.
Two antique mahogany carver chairs and two single mahogany chairs. (4)
Victorian walnut ladies writing desk with leather inset , circa 1880.
James Butler Brenan RHA (1825-1889)
Portrait of a lady,
Oil on canvas,
Signed and dated 1857
A fine Irish Georgian mahogany longcase clock with engraved brass dial, the hood having shell and carved head decoration, Fleming, Dublin, circa 1760. (pendulum missing) (H.7'10" approx)
A rare collection of seven early 19th century hunting scenes woven in silk by Thomas Stevens inventor and manufacturer, Coventry & London
A garden statue of a child seated on a barrel on a circular plinth base.
A good Cork Regency mahogany fold over card table, the rosewood crossbanded top supported on twin column supports leading to a platform base with carved and reeded splay feet and brass toe castors, circa 1820.
A decorative Italian giltwood console table with inlaid marble top.
Antique Mappin & Webb travelling case fitted with gold mounted and tortoiseshell bottles, brushes etc. (key in office)
A good Georgian mahogany secretaire chest with a well fitted interior and raised on bracket feet. (W.44" H.40" D.22" approx)
An Irish Georgian mahogany side table fitted with 2 drawers and raised on square legs.
Waldron West, 1904-1994
Some Characters Seen At Cheltenham on Gold Cup Day 1950
Oil on canvas
List of characters from left to right:
1) Peter Payne - Gallwey, (Trainer and steward)
2) Phil Bull, (Racehorse owner and founder of the Timeform system of handicapping horses)
3) Sir Winston Churchill.
4) Lady Spencer Churchill
5) Harry Wragg, (Racehorse owner and jockey)
6) Keith Piggott, (Jockey, trainer, father of jockey Lester Piggott)
7) Anne Duchess of Westminster, (owner of racehorses incl Arkle)
8) Frenchie Nicholson, (Trainer and founder of a jockey school)
9) Princess Elizabeth (Now Queen Elizabeth)
10 Sir Cecil Boyd -Rochfort, (Trainer of horses for British royal family)
11) Ian Balding, (Trainer)
12) Dorothy Paget, (racehorse owner)
13) Sir Noel Murless, (Trainer)
14) Charlie Smirke, (Jockey)
15) Ann Smirke, (The jockey's wife)
16) Dan O'Brien, (Trainer and father of the late Vincent O'Brien)
17) Barry Fitzgerald, ( Irish actor- The Quiet Man)
18) Arthur Shields (Irish actor- brother of Barry Fitzgerald)
19) JP Donleavy, (Irish - American author or [poss his father Pat Donleavy
20) Prince Monalulu (A famous turban wearing racing tipster)
21) Princess Monalulu (his partner)
22) Pat Gray, (Tipperary farmer and race goer)
23) Annie Hickman (Wife of pat Gray)
24) Grania Cazenove (owner of a Tipperary stud farm)
25) Waldron West, (The artist disguised as a policeman)
26) Herbert Blagrave (Trainer)
27) Mrs Herbert Blagrave.
A heavy Irish silver circular salver, Dublin 1806, 24 troy ozs , with inscription "Presented to Francis Scott Esq. by the Brethren of Lodge 384 in appreciation of his Masonic Zeal"
A good early Victorian mahogany side cabinet with turned columns, circa 1850.
A fine watercolour of Bantry House copied from an 1860 picture,
Signed with initials CSW 1950.
Attributed to Frederick Buck 1771-1840
Portrait minature of an officer with a further portrait of a gentleman verso, watercolour on ivory, circa 1790.
This is an accomplished miniature in a gold cased unusual setting with the additional portrait, presumably a relation of the main portrait.
Irish or English school,
Portrait minature of a gentleman in a gold and verse eglomise setting with a decorative glazed hair panel inset with diamonds to the reverse - watercolour on ivory, circa 1800
This is a nice quality portrait by an accomplished hand.
Attributed to Frederick Buck 1771-1840
Portrait miniature of Francis Rowland, watercolour on ivory, circa 1820
Attributed to Frederick Buck, 1771-1840
Portrait miniature of Elizabeth Rowland,
Watercolour on ivory, circa 1820