17 October 2015

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Roman Ring Key  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 2

Published Estimate: €300-150

Price Realised: €95


6th century Egyptian Coptic textile fragment  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 3

Published Estimate: €200-400

Price Realised: €300

  • Dimensions: 5½ x 3½in. (13.97 x 8.89cm)
  • Provenance: A gift from Kurt Deppurt, a German Egyptologist, to Mervyn Clarke, on his purchase of Castle Villa, Easkey c. 1960.
  • A strip of woven textile from the lapel of an overgarment. The red ground with white band decorated in black with stylised figures and animals. Framed.

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Bog oak sculpture  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 4

Published Estimate: €150-300

Price Realised: €0


16th to 19th century collection of engravings of members of the English aristocracy.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 5

Published Estimate: €800-200

Price Realised: €0


17th century and later Persian illustrated manuscripts.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 6

Published Estimate: €500-1200

Price Realised: €1800

  • Dimensions: 11 x 8in. (27.94 x 20.32cm)
  • Three decorated folios (framed). A 17th century depiction of figures and horses, with 19th century additions; an early 20th century depiction of figures wrestling based on 16th century Mogul / Iranian art; and a Persian poetry text, possibly dating to the 17th century with later additions. An exotic and decorative set. (3) Average size

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1610 Speed, John, The Province of Connaught:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 7

Published Estimate: €250-700

Price Realised: €480


17th Century Map, John Speed, Leinster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 8

Published Estimate: €450-300

Price Realised: €400


17th Century Sea Charts.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 9

Published Estimate: €150-500

Price Realised: €600

  • Dimensions: 19¾ x 26in. (50.17 x 66.04cm)
  • Four various charts: Goos, Pieter. Britain and Ireland. 1669. Contemporary hand colouring; The Bordeaux estuary and Gascony coast, contemporary hand colouring; A Chart of the Sea coasts of Barbary from the Straits Mouth to the Cape de Verde, hand coloured; Collins, Greenville. The Islands of Orkney. (4) Various sizes, the largest

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1690 Sea Charts of Ireland and the Thames Estuary and Essex coast.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 10

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €420


17th Century Map, Robert Morden, The Kingdom of Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 11

Published Estimate: €100-200

Price Realised: €280


1640-1641. Pamphlets: England's Complaint To Jesus Christ and Two Arguments In Parliament.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 12

Published Estimate: €80-150

Price Realised: €120

  • Dimensions: 7¼ x 5¼in. (18.42 x 13.34cm)
  • 1640 England's Complaint To Jesus Christ Against The Bishops Canons Of The Late Sinful Synod.....A Traiterous Conspiracy against the true Religion of Christ, pp52. 1641 Two Arguments In Parliament, The First Concerning The Cannons, The Second Concerning The Premunire Upon Those Cannons By Edward Bagshaw Esquire.

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1662 Contract between Rt. Hon. Sir Maurice Eustace, Knight, Lord Chancellor of Ireland and  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 13

Published Estimate: €150-120

Price Realised: €0


1681-1926 Hamilton Estate schedule of deeds.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 14

Published Estimate: €100-200

Price Realised: €160

  • Schedule of Deeds of the Carlow Estate in Queen's County of The Rt. Honourable Ion Trant Hamilton (Baron Holmpatrick). 25pp mss. in a neat legible hand with date of original deeds, names of parties to each deed, nature of deed including term & rent, location of property & observations.

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Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary. History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 15

Published Estimate: €200-150

Price Realised: €160


1697-1889. County Kerry collection of legal documents concerning The Estates of Major General Drummond and others.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 16

Published Estimate: €100-300

Price Realised: €280

  • 1697 (copy) to 1852 (4 items) refer to The Estates of Major General Drummond, Michael John Mahony and Maurice O'Connell and 1872 to 1889 (17) concerning The Estate of Edward Mahony, A Lunatic, with Eusebius McGillycuddy, Receiver (21)

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1699 (12 December) Portsmouth Garrison letter relating to troop behaviour  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 17

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €160

  • Dimensions: 11 x 6½in. (27.94 x 16.51cm)
  • Two page manuscript letter to Henry Sidney, Earl of Romney about the threatening behaviour of John Larkin, a gunner, against Daniel Monteith commander of the guard

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1709-1820 Acts of Parliament, and other documents  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 18

Published Estimate: €150-150

Price Realised: €120

  • Includes 1709 An Additional Duty on Beer, Ale, Strong-Waters etc., printed in Dublin, 1800 Act of Union, 1814 Commitments Trials, Convictions &c Ireland, also some leases and indentures 1880s to 1930s, and Kitchin's Map of Ireland. (15)

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1712 John Senex, Map of Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 19

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €230


18th century map, Emanuel Bowen, A New and Accurate Map of Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 20

Published Estimate: €300-200

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 16 x 12in. (40.64 x 30.48cm)
  • C.1747, contemporary hand colouring. The lower right quadrant of the map includes notes regarding bays and harbors along the coast of County Waterford, and about the nymph Bank according to the Hydrographic survey of Mr. William Doyle. Illustrated title cartouche depicting scenes of hunting and cattle grazing. This map was prepared by Emanuel Bowen as plate no. 9 for the 1747 issue of A Complete System of Geography. Framed.

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1754 Gilles Robert De Vaugondy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 21

Published Estimate: €150-350

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 19½ x 24in. (49.53 x 60.96cm)
  • Les Isles Britanniques qui Comprennent les Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande, with inset of Orkney and Shetland and Faroe. The large cartouche and borders coloured. Framed.

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1760, Sir William Petty, A General map of Ireland:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 22

Published Estimate: €300-200

Price Realised: €240

  • Dimensions: 37 x 24in. (93.98 x 60.96cm)
  • Divided into its four Provinces and its 32 Counties, wherin are distinguished the Archbishopricks, Bishopricks, Cities etc. Early colouring, unframed.

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Drogheda, 17th Century, oil painting by Thomas Markey (1885-1967).  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 23

Published Estimate: €800-500

Price Realised: €0


Drogheda, 1740, oil painting by Thomas Markey (1885-1967).  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 24

Published Estimate: €150-1200

Price Realised: €750


1748-1753 Archive of bills, legal manuscripts and letters concerning Edward and John Hendrick, Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 25

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Some earlier including an unrelated bill of 1687, also a manuscript document signed by the Archbishop of Armagh with part seal, some interesting bills giving information on the costs of a gentleman's living in Dublin in the mid 18th century. (23).

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1753. Dublin Lottery Ticket in aid of the Rotunda Hospital.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 26

Published Estimate: €80-200

Price Realised: €260

  • Dimensions: 6¾ x 2¾in. (17.15 x 6.99cm)
  • Lottery pursuant to the SCHEME published for Building the new Hospital in Great-Britain Street for poor LYING-IN-WOMEN" printed ticket including an illustration of the hospital, later known as The Rotunda, signed by J. Byrne and J. Smart. Rare"

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1758 (30 November). James Sutherland. Accurate Account of The Loss of His Majesty's Ship Litchfield, .....  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 27

Published Estimate: €150-120

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 7 x 4in. (17.78 x 10.16cm)
  • Captain Barton, Of Fifty Guns, On The Coast Of Barbary, November 30, 1758, Including The Miserable Situation Of The Crew And The Barbarity of The Moors To Them. Also The Shipwreck Of The Countess De Bourk On The Coast Of Algiers. London, printed for Tomas Tegg, Cheapside. 28 pp with large folded engraving of the shipwreck. Plain paper wrappers.

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1786 (2 April) Murder in Rathvilly, Co. Carlow, sworn testimonies  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 28

Published Estimate: €100-200

Price Realised: €170


1796. Ancient Order of Druids Grand Lodge of Munster, Cork Certificate of Membership.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 29

Published Estimate: €150-150

Price Realised: €120

  • Dimensions: 6½ x 12¼in. (16.51 x 31.12cm)
  • Manuscript document issued to Valentine Te Deski who was initiated into the Solemn Mysteries of The Holy Grove, single paragraph. A rare record of an Irish branch of the Ancient Order of Druids which was founded in London in 1781."

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George III signed document  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 30

Published Estimate: €800-200

Price Realised: €540

  • Dimensions: 18½ x 26in. (46.99 x 66.04cm)
  • A document concerning the trans-shipment of goods exported to New Orleans under Our licence". Signed to the top left hand corner in black ink "George R" and bearing a blind embossed seal. Framed."

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A George III brass-bound mahogany navette-shaped oyster bucket  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 31

Published Estimate: €180-1200

Price Realised: €0


George II Irish silver Hanoverian pattern tablespoons.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 32

Published Estimate: €400-220

Price Realised: €320


George III Irish silver sugar basket  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 33

Published Estimate: €300-600

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 8½ x 7 x 5in. (21.59 x 17.78 x 1
  • Of navette shape with fluted corners, the swing handle, bright-cut engraved on waisted stem and shaped oval foot. Dublin, 1796, by Joseph Jackson. 9¾oz troy (306g).

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Scottish provincial silver ladle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 34

Published Estimate: €800-500

Price Realised: €300


A William IV Irish silver basket  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 34.1

Published Estimate: €300-1200

Price Realised: €900

  • Dimensions: 7½ x 11in. (19.05 x 27.94cm)
  • The cast rim of bunches of grapes enclosing open-work sides on dished base and scrolling open-work foot, by Richard Sawyer, Dublin, 1833. 996g, 32oz troy.

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A George III Irish silver ladle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 34.2

Published Estimate: €150-400

Price Realised: €340


A pair of George III Cork silver table spoons by Carden Terry  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 34.3

Published Estimate: €300-200

Price Realised: €340


Bennett, Douglas. Irish Georgian Silver  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 35

Published Estimate: €100-400

Price Realised: €320

  • Cassell, London, 1972. Fine copy in decorative dust jacket. First edition. Large 4to. p.p.369. Profusely illustrated. Essential reference book for collectors of Irish silver, still regarded as the definitive work on the subject. Formerly the property of Wilfred A Seaby, Curator, Ulster Museum. Includes loosely inserted letter from Douglas Bennett to Seaby with a query regarding one of the illustrations. Scarce.

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Talisman or Charm  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 36

Published Estimate: €1200-200

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 1½in. (3.81cm)
  • A silver charm, possibly late 18th or early 19th century, naively engraved to the obverse with a star of David incorporating various arcane symbols and enclosing the engraved names of St Michael, St Raphael, St James and St Julian and FEAR NOTHING - MARY BEHOLD - THE SERVANT - OF THE LORD", and to the reverse with the ancient riddle, "SATOR - AREPO - TENET - OPERA - ROTAS" surrounded by "MEPHENAIJ PHATON". A strange object."

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17th century German wheel lock hunting piece  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 37

Published Estimate: €100-1500

Price Realised: €1200

  • Dimensions: 41in. (104.14cm)
  • The steel wheel lock cover and chased springs on ivory-inlaid walnut stock with bone covered butt-box and ramrod with bone cap. The barrel later. The steel key with adjustable powder gauge.

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18th Century: Flintlock Pistol  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 38

Published Estimate: €200-150

Price Realised: €300


Late 18th century blacksmith forged sword  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 39

Published Estimate: €4000-300

Price Realised: €460

  • Dimensions: 25½in. (64.77cm)
  • Provenance: Removed from cavity in wall of 18th century cottage in Ballon, Co. Carlow during renovations.
  • The short cutlass-style blade and plain brass guard on walnut hand grip.

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A fine pair of 12-bore boxlock ejector guns by W. J. Jeffery & Co.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 40

Published Estimate: €1200-6000

Price Realised: €3800

  • The maker's name engraved in a scrolling banner surrounded by foliate-scrollwork, well-figured stocks, the barrels with game ribs. No's 20051 and 20053. In a W. J. Jeffery & Co. brass-mounted oak and leather case. Number 1 gun's weight 6lb. 12½ oz., the barrel engraved Benjamin Wild & Son, Birmingham." Number 2 gun's weight 6lb. 7½ oz., the barrel engraved "W J Jeffery & Co. 13 King's Street, St James' St, London." 28in. barrels, 2½in. chambers, Birmingham nitro proof."

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Circa 1796, Dunseverick Cavalry, Co. Antrim, officer's cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 41

Published Estimate: €1000-1800

Price Realised: €1500

  • Dimensions: 3 x 2¼in. (7.62 x 5.72cm)
  • A silver oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crowned Maid-of-Erin harp and ribbons above and below DUNSEVERICK" & "CAVALRY", pairs of hooks and fixing studs to reverse. Not hallmarked. 3¼oz troy (71g)."

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Circa 1790. Rathfriland Volunteers cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 42

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €2200

  • Dimensions: 3¼ x 2.40in. (8.26 x 6.10cm)
  • A polished brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below RATHFRILAND" and "Volunteers", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Dunluce Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 43

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €950

  • Dimensions: 2¾ x 2.10in. (6.99 x 5.33cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below DUNLUCE" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1779. Lurgan Volunteers cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 44

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1200

  • Dimensions: 3.10 x 2½in. (7.87 x 6.35cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with shamrocks inscribed above and below LURGAN" and "VOLUNTEERS", pair of hooks and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Extremely rare."

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Circa 1790. Ballymagarry Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 45

Published Estimate: €800-1500

Price Realised: €1600

  • Dimensions: 3 x 2¼in. (7.62 x 5.72cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below BALLYMAGARRY" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1800. Belfast Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 46

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €750

  • Dimensions: 2¾ x 2¼in. (6.99 x 5.72cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp and ribbons above and below BELFAST and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse."

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Circa 1798. Stewartstown Infantry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 47

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €1400

  • Dimensions: 3.10 x 2.40in. (7.87 x 6.10cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp I" and "P" left and right, ribbons inscribed above and below "STEWARTSTOWN" and "INFANTRY", pair hooks and fixing studs to reverse, maker's mark "J.ASH". Rare."

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1796. The Attorney's Cavalry cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 17 October 2015 / 48

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €750

  • Dimensions: 3¼ x 2.40in. (8.26 x 6.10cm)
  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp A" and "C" left and right, ribbons inscribed above and below "FOR OUR KING" and "AND COUNTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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