FOLLOWING on from McAfee Auctions’ two night sale in Ballymoney, their second sale of the year takes place in Portrush, on behalf of the long and well-established Alexander Antiques due to the change in trading policy.
The sale on Thursday evening, January 31st at 7pm comprises of a good mix of drawing room, dining room and bedroom furniture and also includes a selection of Irish Art and a selection of collectibles including Royal Worcester, Doultons, Hummells, Belleek, Staffordshire etc.
Among the many pieces of furniture on offer is a double pedestal partners desk, which one graced the offices of Harland and Wolff, a pine kneehole desk ex-Runkerry House, Bushmills, a nice georgian sideboard, two turn over leaf Biedemeix tables, secretaire cabinet, display cabinet, mirror backed and other sideboards, lots of chair sets including a Chippendale style set of 10 chairs, a duchess and other dressing tables, a selection of chests, pine blanket box, pine plate rack, corner display cabinet, drop leaf tables and a selection of occassional tables and chairs.
Irish art includes pieces by George Gillespie, Sam McLarnon, James McConnell, Alan Ardies and others, and there is also a selection of hunting and other prints, two gilt framed plaques, a nice gilt framed three compartment overmantle, other overmantles and a number of wall mirrors. Collectibles include a nice selection of Royal Worcester pieces, Doulton and Hummell figurines, pieces of Masons ironstone, lots of Staffordshires, a collection of Belleek, Wade, crystal and other pieces.
Other pieces of furniture include a Sutherland table, writing box, stool frames, cottage lamp, three piece cottage suite, restoration pieces, curio cabinet etc etc.
Viewing for the sale commences on Saturday 26th from 3-5pm and continues on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th January from 3-5pm and 7.00 - 8.30pm. Catalogues will shortly be available online at www.mcafeeauctions.com and further particulars are available from McAfee Auctions on 028 276 67669.