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Date - 18 June 2017

Starts at - 12:00 pm


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Lot: 1

A PAIR OF IRISH GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS, Dublin c.1755, mark of John Letablere, of plain tapering form with banded and knopped stems above shaped octagonal bases, lacking sockets,...

Hammer Price : €1,800.00
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Lot: 2

AN IRISH SILVER CREAMER AND SUGAR BOWL, Dublin 1977, mark of the Royal Irish Silver Company, each with embossed and chased floral decoration, the bases with sun burst design and raised on three...

Hammer Price : €380.00
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Lot: 3

AN INDIAN WHITE METAL SWING HANDLE BASKET, c.1900, of circular dished form, with pierced sides surrounding an embossed depiction of elephants and palm trees. 18cm diameter; together with a...

Hammer Price : €360.00
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Lot: 4

A COLLECTION OF THREE SILVER ENGINE TURNED CIGARETTE CASES, Birmingham 1933, mark of John Rose, Birmingham 1946, mark of Banks & Barnsley, and London 1918, mark of Sampson Mordan & Co, each of...

Hammer Price : €200.00
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Lot: 5

A COMPOSED CASED SET OF GEORGIAN REVIVAL SILVER CONDIMENTS, London 1904 & 1905, mark of The Goldsmiths and Silversmith Co. Ltd., comprising a pair of pepper canisters, four open salts, each...

Hammer Price : €680.00
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Lot: 6

A PAIR OF IRISH GEORGE III SILVER SALVERS, Dublin c.1780, mark of Michael Walsh, of circular form with shaped scroll and scallop shell border, to a reserve engraved with birds and foliage...

Hammer Price : €1,200.00
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Lot: 7

AN EDWARDIAN SILVER RECTANGULAR DOUBLE PICTURE FRAME, Birmingham 1907, mark of A & J Zimmerman Ltd, surmounted with cast ribbon decoration. To fit picture size 13 x 9cm; and another Irish...

Hammer Price : €320.00
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Lot: 8

A PAIR OF SILVER SWEET MEAT DISHES IN THE FORM OF SCALLOP SHELLS, Dublin 1971, mark of Royal Irish Silver Co., each with plain bowl, the bases heavily chased in naturalistic fashion and raised...

Hammer Price : €950.00
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Lot: 9

A SILVER ART DECO MUFFINEER AND MATCHING CREAMER, Birmingham 1936, mark of Joseph Gloster Ltd, Dublin import marks, (c.311g all in). The muffineer 15cm high, the creamer 10cm high. (2)

Hammer Price : €160.00
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Lot: 10

A COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN SILVER CONDIMENTS, Birmingham 1900, mark of William Devenport, comprising a mustard pot with red plastic liner, four open salts also with red plastic liners, and two...

Hammer Price : €140.00
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Lot: 11

AN IRISH GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE BOAT, Dublin 1794, mark possibly that of Thomas Jones, of plain helmet form, applied with acanthus wrapped scroll handle and raised on three shell capped hoof...

Hammer Price : €600.00
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Lot: 12

A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER GEORGE III SAUCEBOATS, Dublin 1789, mark of Matthew West, of helmet form, the bodies embossed and chased with floral decoration and reeded rims, having c-scroll handles,...

Hammer Price : €1,100.00
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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