2018-06-17-2019-03-26 --- 2019-03-26 06:20:35--11


Date - 17 June 2018

Starts at - 11:00 am

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Lot: 1

A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER PEN TRAY, Dublin 1786, mark of William Johnson, of oval form with flange handles, punched rim and shell terminals, the plain reserve with central crest within a bright...

Hammer Price : €700.00
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Lot: 2

A WILLIAM IV MACHINED SILVER TABLE SNUFF BOX, Birmingham 1835, mark of John Tongue, of rectangular form, with cast foliated borders, the lid inscribed with monogram, and with gilt interior,...

Hammer Price : €240.00
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Lot: 3

A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER NEO-CLASSICAL STYLE MUSTARD POTS, London 1797, mark of William Abdy II, each of plain oval form, with blue glass liners; together with another en suite, London 1799,...

Hammer Price : €320.00
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Lot: 4

A SMALL GEORGIAN SILVER CREAM JUG ON FOOT, 18th century, possibly Irish, marks rubbed, the plain body with wavy rim above a central girdle, engraved with crest. 9.5cm high; together with...

Hammer Price : €800.00
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Lot: 5

A VICTORIAN MACHINED SILVER TABLE SNUFF BOX, Birmingham 1842, mark probably that of Edward Smith, of rectangular form, (c.3 troy ozs). 7cm wide

Hammer Price : €160.00
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Lot: 6

A GEORGIAN SILVER WINE FUNNEL, marks rubbed, the plain domed body crested, and with reeded rim, (c.3.5 troy ozs). 12.5cm high

Hammer Price : €400.00
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Lot: 7

A VICTORIAN SILVER TEA CADDY IN THE FORM OF A GEORGIAN KNIFE BOX, London 1899, mark of Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co, the hinged lid crested and with trefoil ring handle, opening to reveal a...

Hammer Price : €470.00
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Lot: 8

A PAIR OF BRITANNIA STANDARD SILVER TAPER STICKS AND DRIP PANS IN THE GEORGIAN STYLE, London 1911, mark of Samuel Jacob, each with knopped stem, the four corners engraved with rocaille...

Hammer Price : €280.00
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Lot: 9

A WILLIAM IV SILVER STANDISH, London 1834, maker's mark rubbed, of shaped rectangular form, the foliate base raised on splayed leaf wrapped feet, with two glass pots and central vase with taper...

Hammer Price : €500.00
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Lot: 10

A PAIR OF SMALL VICTORIAN SILVER SALVERS, London 1893 and 1894, mark of Josiah Williams & Co, each of shaped circular form, with gadrooned and rocaille rim in the Georgian taste, one with plain...

Hammer Price : €570.00
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Lot: 11

A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER SALVERS (EN SUITE TO THE PREVIOUS LOT), London 1893 and 1894, mark of Josiah Williams & Co, each of shaped circular form, with gadrooned and rocaille rim in the...

Hammer Price : €950.00
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Lot: 12

A GEORGE III PLAIN SILVER TEAPOT, Sheffield 1808, mark of Thomas & Daniel Leader, of squashed melon form, raised on four bun feet, (c.25 troy ozs). 28cm wide over handle and spout

Hammer Price : €300.00
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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