Good results at McAfee Auctions

THREE busy days viewing and a packed auction room, resutled in a busy sale with many good results throughout the evening at McAfee Auctions sale last.

Over 250 parties viewed the sale of approximately 450 lots of fine furnishings, and the function room at The Famous Grouse, Loughgall, where the sale was conducted by catalogue and screen, was almost filled to capacity.

 Top price of the sale was £1,375 which was relised for a canteen of cutlery followed by £1,100 for a rare silver small bowl, other prices for silver included embossed tankard £380, another £260, silver conter saucer £270, snuff boxes £220 and £140, silver coaster £230, silver salver £290, dish ring £580, spirit flask £230, silver mounted cowlie shell £680, circular tobacco box £280, silver mustard pots £340 and £150, set of four matched candlesticks £575, silver strawberry dish £200, silver photograph frames £150, £110 and £38, silver toast rack £165, whiskey tot £190, Charles II sifter spoon £190, punch ladle £145 etc.

 Prices for furniture included three door bookcase £725, mahogany half tester bed £600, ebony and satinwood turn over leaf table £270, walnut writing desk £250, two door display cabinet £330, six dining room chairs £325, mahogany hall table £200, edwardian display cabinet £290, cabriole leg chair £300, two drawer drinks cabinet £210, wing backed armchair £230, Georgian washstand £220, writing bureau £230, wing backed settee £210, mahogany console table £350, George III corner chair £230, pair of armchairs £260, two mahogany side tables £210 and £200, satinwood table £300, similar display cabinet £290, three drawer chest £230 and £130, mahogany torchere £140.

 Other prices included Gladys Maccabe painting £900, oak cased barograph £350, brass clock set £325, gilt framed oil ‘Grouse Shooting’ £380, mahogany stick barometer £300, bronze horse and foal £360, revolving bookcase £270, Francis Clarke plaque £160, W Conor woodblock £190, Archibald Thorburn print £360, Royal dux figurine £150, mahogany bracket clock £475, David Overend oil £375, Rooney oil £185, brass carriage clock £220, Gregory Moore oil £250, three golfing prints £150, gents top hat and box £170, large bronze ‘The Three Graces’ £440, gold half hunter pocket watch £390, gold pocket watch £190, selection of gold rings £950, £310, £330, £340, £280 and £210, gold bangle £280, gold diamond and cross £95, silver pocket watch £140.

 McAfee Auctions are now preparing for a Special Christmas Sale at Loughgall scheduled for ealy December and are looking for fine furnishings, collectibles, paintings, silver and jewellery for that special sale.

 If you have fine furnishings to sell, telephone us - McAfee Auctions on 028 276 67669 today.