McAfee Auction sale this week

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From a solid silver cutlery set to a large wooden handcrafted rocking horse, there really is something for everyone at this week’s McAfee Auctions two night sale of fine and general furnishings, which includes lots of paintings, collectibles, clocks including a very nice brass faced longcase clock, overmantles and large wall mirrors, tapestries, some solid silver, silver plate including a large kings pattern cutlery set complete with its mahogany cutlery table.

Of particular interest in this sale according to Gerry McAfee is the large collection of smaller pieces of furniture, which includes lots of very fine inlaid mahogany pieces, from two estate clearances.

Large pieces of furniture including an oak bureau bookcase, a mirror backed hallstand, shaped front sideboards, 3 seater settees, 4 piece living room suite are also included, and the large variety also includes an upright piano, a very fine display unit, rosewood office desk, 4 door breakfront bookcase, lots of armchairs, occasional tables etc.

A large number of paintings by G W Morrison, Manson Blair, J P Rooney, Danny Todd, J Dunne, Gregory Moore, David Overend, Michelle Carlin, M Bennington etc. are also included.

Of particular interest is the mahogany display units of a local jewellery shop, a collection of minatures, some swords, fishing rods, boxes of books, coins, crystal chandelier, heavy gilt framed prints, barometers, some restoration pieces including an old davenport, secretaire, chests etc., an aeroplane propeller, lots of doultons, some bronzes, tea and dinner sets, old Irish whiskey advertising mirror, silver candlestick etc.

Approximately 70 lots of jewellery including gold watches, gold chains, gold bangles, 18ct & 9ct gold rings, pendants and chain, fobs, brooches, bangles etc are also on offer on the first night of the sale.

Viewing commences on Tuesday and Wednesday 17th and 18th February from 3pm – 5.00pm and 7.00 – 8.30pm and on each day of the sale Thursday 19th and Friday 20th from 3.30 to the start of the sale each evening at 6.30pm

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