Early 19th Century French School
An old wool work and collage Picture, of flowers in a vase, inscribed, signed and dated ‘Dedie a la Amitie’ Dec. 1820, 36cms x 28cms (14″ x 11″). (1)More details ›
A blue and white Chinese porcelain Fish Bowl, 36cms (14″) diameter. (1)More details ›
A large rectangular early Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk, decorated in the usual taste, stamped with owners initials “H.R.” and with printed label, “Louis Vuitton, Asnieress-Seine, Paris, Nice, Lille and London,” & No. 212387, approx. 112cms (44″) long. (1)
* Note: “H.R.” stands for Hermione Ramsden (Mariga’s godmother) who was the daughter of John William Ramsden, 5th Baronet.More details ›
A large 19th Century plaster Bust, “Daniel O’Connell, The Liberator,” approx. 76cms (30″) high overall. (1)More details ›
After Joseph Tudor
“The Obelisk on the Boyne,” engraved by J. Brooks and Crofts, and published in mortal memory of William III, Aug. 1736, approx. 40cms x 51cms (16″ x 20″), with wash mount and gilt frame. (1)More details ›
After James Malton
Rare Engraving: “A View of the Portico of the Senate House of Ireland,” dedicated to the Rt. Hon. John Foster, Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland.
Engraved by Wilson Lowry, approx. 50cms x 62cms (20″ x 24 1/2″), in hogarth frame.
A very good clear impression. Very Rare. (1)
* This fine engraving was described and advertised at a guinea on a loose sheet inserted in part 1, Malton’s Views,” Mac Dowell Cosgrave, R.S.A.I. Journal, Vol. XXXV, Dec. 1905. (1)More details ›
After Thomas Malton, c. 1776
Co. Waterford: Rare line engraving, Inside of the Cathedral of Christ Church, Waterford, engraved by John Roberts, approx. 37cms x 48cms (14 1/2″ x 19″) hogarth frame. (1)
* A very rare print.More details ›
After John Rocque
Maps: “Plan de la Ville, Havre, Baye & Environs de Dublin,” sur la meme Echolle de ceux de Londres, Paris, et Rome, dated 1757 (possibly Paris), 54cms x 76cms (21″ x 30″) hogarth frame; and its companion “The First Sheet of an Actual Survey of the Environs of the City of Dublin”, both in hogarth frames. (2)More details ›
Siobhan Ramos – Lady P. Conyngham – after Wooton
“A Bay Arab Stallion, probably The Byerley Turk,” held by a Turkish groom, a view of Constantinople beyond, in its three stages, ancient, medieval and modern, unframed, O.O.C., 236cms x 213cms (7’9″ x 7′). (1)
N.B. Commissed by the Guinness Family in 1990.
* The Byerley Turk is one of three Stallions from which all thoroughbred blood-stock throughout the world is descended.More details ›
Early 19th Century Irish Caricature, c. 1815
Co. Kildare: “The Curragh of Kildare – Captn. Gore’s celebrated Horse Oakstick by Fitzemily beating Mr. Daly’s Narcissus over the Two year old Course for One Thousand Guineas on Monday at the April Meeting 1815,” approx. 26cms x 34cms (10 1/4″ x 13 1/4″), gilt tipped mount, and mahogany frame. Very good. Extremely Scarce. (1)More details ›
Rare Map of The Curragh
Co. Kildare: Walker (Henry) Surveyor. “A Map of the Curragh of Kildare” showing The Race Courses Gentlemen’s Seats etc. Accurately described. Dedicated to The Duke of Leinster and engraved by Kersting, approx. 69ms x 114cms (27″ x 45″), with engd. views of The Stand etc., gilt frame. V. Rare. (1)More details ›
A gilded wood and plaster Overmantel Mirror, with pierced scroll cresting, 20th Century, 120cms (47″) high. (1)More details ›
Rare Prints of Irish Houses of Parliament
After Roland Omer
A suite of four Engravings after R. Omer, engraved by P. Mazell and P. Halpin, consisting of:
* “The Geometrical Elevation of the Parliament House, Dublin,” published by Bernard Scale, L. 1767, approx. 38cms x 49cms.
* “A Section of the House of Lords, Dublin,” approx. 34cms x 41cms.
* “A Section of the House of Commons, Dublin, approx. 34cm x 41cms.
and one unframed en suite.
A scarce set, in hogarth frames. (4)More details ›
Engraved by Giles King after Wm. Jones, 1745
Early Irish Engraving: View of the Salmon Leap at Leixlip, Humbly Dedicated to the Rt. Hon. William Conolly Esq., approx. 43cms x 47cms (17″ x 18 1/2″) finely hand coloured in gilt frame. (1)
* Possibly a unique Print.More details ›
After Sir Joshua Reynolds, Engraved by James Watson
“Charles James Fox, Lady Sarah Bunbury and Lady Susan Fox Strangeways,” a fine mezzotint engraving, London c. 1762, approx. 64cms x 43.5cms (25″ x 17 1/4″), hogarth type frame. Extremely Rare. (1)
* Fox is shown here as a youth of thirteen, together with his cousin Lady Susan Fox Strangeways (1743 – 1827). They are walking in the garden of Holland House beneath a window, out of which Charles James’s young aunt Lady Sarah Lennox (1745 – 1826) who married Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, Bt. during the progress of this picture, is shown leaning forward and pointing to a dove, held up towards her by Lady Susan.
Reynolds recorded a payment of £120 for the above oil painting.More details ›
Karl Anton Hickle, (1745 – 1798)
“A Portrait of Charles James Fox,” half length, O.O.C., approx. 61cms x 51cms (24″ x 20″) in heavy gilt frame.
* This portrait was engraved by Mr. Young and published in March 1797. It was painted (probably before 1797) for his Aunt Lady Louisa Conolly of Castletown, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.
Note: C.J. Fox shared the Liberal-Whig views of Tom Conolly – Louisa’s husband.
Provenance: Sold in 1965 at the Castletown Sale by the Conolly-Carew family, when purchased by Hon. Desmond Guinness. It subsequently passed to his wife Mariga, and after her death in 1989, to their son Patrick.More details ›
An old box shaped Pony’s Trap, by Taggart, of Cavan, with 12 spoke iron and rubber clad wheels. (1)
Provenance: Ashford Castle, Cong, Co. Mayo.More details ›
A good old horse drawn Side Car, with drop sides, on iron clad 14 spoke wheels, by Daniel Bros., Builders, Cavan. (1)
Provenance: Ashford Castle, Cong, Co. Mayo.More details ›
A 19th Century painted horse drawn Brougham Coach, 16 spoke back wheels by Mullins & Son, Cork and fourteen spoke wheels by William Kinross & Sons, Stirling. (1)More details ›
An extremely rare early 19th Century full size Road / Family Coach, the fitted interior with decorated needlework fringe and on a elaborate carved turn style, with iron and leather suspensions, and with two 12 spoke wheels to front and two 14 spoke wheels to the rear, approx. 11’6″ long and 6′ wide at rear, and with hand painted coats of arms on both sides, by Charles Collinge, R. Tyrrell & Sons, Long Acre, London. (1)
* Bears full Coat of Arms on both doors (in particular that of the Conyngham Family, Co. Meath).More details ›