Irish desk among the many highlights of New York gross sales
An early 19th century Irish walnut side table from a private collection in Connecticut is one of several Irish pieces that are still sold online at Sotheby’s to this day. It is estimated at $ 8,000 to $ 12,000.
Other Irish offerings at Style: Silver, Furniture, Ceramics at Sotheby’s New York include a pair of 1835 gold-plated wooden armchairs by William IV in the style of James Del Vecchio, Dublin ($ 6,000-10,000) and a large silver salver by Thomas Walker from 1747 Dublin, with the arms of St. Leger with Deane as an excuse for St. Leger Aldworth MP.
He took the name St. Leger upon inheriting the estate of his maternal ancestors and became Baron Doneraile of Doneraile in 1776 ($ 15,000-20,000).
A pair of John Walker silver candlesticks is valued at $ 3,000 to $ 5,000. A two-handled George IV tray from John Bridge of London carries the arms of the Lake of Tuam, Killala and Achonry and spears the trench for the Most Rev. Power Trench, Bishop of Tuam and brother of Richard, 2nd Earl of Clancarty . It’s estimated at $ 12,000 to $ 18,000.