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Date - 06 April 2016

Starts at - 12:00 pm


An important auction of Fine Period Furniture and Decorative Arts from an Ulster Collection.

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Sunday 3rd April 1.00pm - 5.00pm Monday 4th April 9.30am - 5.00pm Tuesday 5th April 9.30am- 5.00pm

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Lot: 1

A SHAPED CIRCULAR SILVER SALVER, Sheffield 1934, with pie crust rim, the reserve with engraved crest and motto 'Virtute Adepta' and raised on shaped bracket feet (c.44ozs). 34.5cm diameter;...

Hammer Price : €850.00
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Lot: 2

A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN NEO-CLASSICAL DESK CANDLESTICKS, London 1901, the urn shaped sconces with detachable drip pans, raised on square tapering columns, cast with rams' heads and ribbon and bell...

Hammer Price : €470.00
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Lot: 3

A LATE 18TH CENTURY IRISH SILVER WINE FUNNEL, Dublin 1798, mark of Gustavus Byrne, of plain form with reeded rim and in two parts (c.2ozs). 10.6cm long

Hammer Price : €380.00
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Lot: 4

A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR BOWL, Dublin c.1765/1770, mark of Samuel Walker, of shaped circular form, decorated with repoussé, chased and engraved birds and animals in landscapes and raised...

Hammer Price : €800.00
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Lot: 5

A LATE 18TH CENTURY IRISH SILVER SUGAR BOWL, Dublin 1791, mark of Matthew West, with twin punched bands to the rim, above lightly engraved bellflower swags and raised on shell and pad feet (c....

Hammer Price : €520.00
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Lot: 6

A PAIR OF IRISH GEORGIAN SILVER SALTS CELLARS, Dublin c.1770, mark possibly that of John Walker, of circular form, the bodies with repoussé, chased and engraved foliate decoration and raised on...

Hammer Price : €750.00
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Lot: 7

AN IRISH GEORGE III BACHELOR'S TEA POT, Dublin 1817, of waisted circular baluster form, with all-over repoussé, chased and engraved fish-scale and foliate decoration, domed lid and raised on...

Hammer Price : €500.00
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Lot: 8

A SMALL VICTORIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, London 1874, marks for HH, of oval tapering form with flat hinged lid, with timber finial, having bone handle, the body with bright cut bellflower and...

Hammer Price : €300.00
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Lot: 9

A SILVER FOUR PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, Sheffield 1945, mark of FC, in a late Art Deco style, with reeded rims above rectangular tapering bodies and raised on pedestal bases. (c.59ozs)

Hammer Price : €520.00
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Lot: 10

A WILLIAM IV SILVER MATCHED THREE PIECE TEA SERVICE, Dublin 1830, marks of James LeBas (2); Smith & Gamble (1), of heavy lobed circular baluster form, with pomegranate and leaf finial, twig...

Hammer Price : €900.00
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Lot: 11

A WHITE METAL FRAMED BLUE GLASS NEO-CLASSICAL MUSTARD POT, of circular form with domed lid, the frame with single beaded handle, beaded swags and reeded legs and stretcher at base (c.4ozs)....

Hammer Price : €80.00
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Lot: 12

A SET OF FOUR SCOTTISH SILVER OVAL BON-BON DISHES, Edinburgh 1894, mark of Hamilton & Inches, with pierced decoration in lattice form. (c.5ozs); together with a set of four stamped silver oval...

Hammer Price : €230.00
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1. Estimates and Reserves

Estimates are shown below each lot in this sale. All amounts shown are in Euro. The figures shown are provided merely as a guide to prospective purchasers. They are approximate prices which are expected, are not definitive and are subject to revision. Reserves, if any, will not be any higher than the lower estimate.

2. Artists Resale Rights (Droit de Suite) is NOT payable by purchasers

3. Paddle Bidding (In Person)

All intending purchasers must register for a paddle number before the auction. Please allow time for registration. We recommend reading "Buying at Adam's" for first time buyers from our web site for more information. Please be aware that photographic identification by way of passport or driving licence will be required for new registrants, together with a secure valid credit card. This is for security purposes only. Potential purchasers are recommended to register on viewing days.

3. Buyer's Premium, Payment & Delivery

Buyers Premium:

The buyer shall pay the Auctioneer a commission at the rate of 20% on the Hammer Price plus VAT @ 23% (applied only to the commission) on all individual lots.

For example on a hammer price of €1,000, the Buyer's Premium amounts to €200 and the VAT on the Buyer's Premium amounts to €46.00, giving a total amount due of €1,246


All purchases must be paid for within two calendar days of the sale. Our payment terms are cash, banker's draft or cheque drawn on an Irish bank. Cheques will take a minimum of five working days to clear the bank, unless they have been vouched to our satisfaction prior to the sale, or you have a previous cheque payment history with Adam's. We also accept the following Credit Cards: Visa & Mastercard, subject to a credit card surcharge of 1.5% of the total invoice value, & American Express, subject to a surcharge of 3.65%. Debit cards, including Laser card payments, are not subject to a surcharge, however there are daily limits on Laser Card payments. Bank Transfer details are available on request. Please ensure that all bank charges are paid in addition to the invoice total, in order to avoid delays in release of the items. Goods will only be released upon clearance through the bank of all monies due.

Delivery takes place the day after the sale from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Uncollected lots may be subject to storage and handling charges unless specific arrangements have been made with the department. It is important to make contact with us in this regard to avoid any unnecessary charges. Adam's outsource all carriage & shipping requests to recommended third parties whom we deal with on a regular basis. This list is available upon request.

4. VAT Regulations

All lots are sold within the Auctioneer's VAT Margin Scheme unless advised to the contrary. Revenue Regulations require that the Buyer's Premium must be invoiced at a rate which is inclusive of VAT. This is not recoverable by any VAT registered buyer.

The VAT on buyer's premium may be zero rated for lots exported outside of the EU. This facility is available to non-residents and has strict guidelines in relation to availing of this scheme. Please contact a member of the accounts department to enquire further.

5. Absentee and Telephone Bids

We are happy to execute absentee or written bids for bidders who are unable to attend or can arrange for bidding to be conducted by telephone. Bid forms are available from our web site or you can leave absentee bids online by registering on Cancellation of bids must be confirmed 24 hours before the auction.

Bidding by telephone may be booked on lots with a minimum estimate of €500. Early booking is advisable as availability of lines cannot be guaranteed.

6. Condition Reports

The property is sold "as is" therefore imperfections/defects are not stated in the catalogue description. It is up to the intending purchaser to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a lot(s) before bidding. Condition reports may be requested in advance of sale subject to our terms of business. The report is an expression of opinion only and must not be treated as a statement of fact.

7. Conditions of Sale

All lots are being sold under the Conditions of Sale as printed in the sale catalogue and on display in the salerooms or via our web site