The Irish silver salver sells in New York for $ 37,500
A LARGE Irish silver salver from Thomas Walker, Dublin, with the Doneraile guns, sold at Sotheby’s online style sale in New York for $ 37,500 on Thursday.
The 1747 guns are from St. Leger with Deane as an excuse for the St. Leger Aldworth MP.
He took the name St. Leger when he inherited the estates of his maternal ancestors and became Baron Doneraile von Doneraile in 1776.
A pair of Irish gilded reed wood armchairs from 1835 in the style of James Del Vecchio sold for $ 8,125. Del Vecchio was a carving and gilding company operating in Dublin from 1797 to 1860.
A two-handle tray of George IV of John Bridge of London with the arms of the Lake of Tuam, Killala and Achonry fetched $ 11,875.
Power Trench, the Bishop of Tuam, was the brother of Richard, the 2nd Earl of Clancarty. A pair of silver John Walker candlesticks cost $ 4,750 and a set of four silver main dishes with the arms of the Smith-Barry family of Fota House in Cork failed to sell. They had been estimated at $ 25,000 to $ 35,000.
A 19th century Irish walnut side table from a private collection in Connecticut, valued at $ 8,000 to $ 12,000, also failed to find a buyer.