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Date - 18 September 2016

Starts at - 11:00 am

An Auction of Fine Period Silver, Paintings, Decorative Arts and Furnishings

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Friday 16th September 10am - 7pm Saturday 17th September 11am - 5pm

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Lot: 1

AN EDWARDIAN THREE PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, London 1910, mark of Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd, comprising teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl, each chased and embossed with cartouche reserves...

Hammer Price : €670.00
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Lot: 2

A CHINESE SILVER OBLONG BOX, Hong Kong c.1910, the hinged cover mounted with a coiled three claw dragon and wispy clouds, struck with makers mark for Wang Hing, 16.5cm wide

Hammer Price : €550.00
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Lot: 3

A VICTORIAN THREE PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, London 1858, mark of Thomas Smiley, comprising teapot, sugar bowl and creamer, of baluster form, with cartouche to each side, surrounded by profusely...

Hammer Price : €850.00
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Lot: 4

A SCOTTISH THREE PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, Edinburgh 1861, comprising teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug, each of paneled baluster form, with c-scroll handles and applied shell and scrollwork rim...

Hammer Price : €900.00
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Lot: 5

A PAIR OF IRISH COMMEMORATIVE SHAPED SILVER SALVERS, Dublin 1966, (c.497g all in). Each 19cm diameter

Hammer Price : €300.00
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Lot: 6

AN IRISH COMMEMORATIVE SILVER SUGAR BOWL, Dublin 1966, with lobbed rim, raised on lion masked paw feet, (c.186g). 13cm diameter

Hammer Price : €150.00
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Lot: 7

A PAIR OF IRISH COMMEMORATIVE CELTIC REVIVAL PATTERN NAPKIN RINGS, Dublin 1966; together with a similar salt cellar, Birmingham 1953, with blue glass liner and spoon; and two other napkin rings,...

Hammer Price : €50.00
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Lot: 8


Hammer Price : €120.00
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Lot: 9

AN IRISH COMMEMORATIVE SILVER TWO BRANCH CANDELABRA, Dublin 1966, mark of Irish Silver Ltd., engraved with Celtic and geometric motifs; together with an Edwardian silver epergne stand,...

Hammer Price : €280.00
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Lot: 10

A PAIR OF IRISH COMMEMORATIVE SILVER CANDLESTICKS, Dublin 1966, mark of LG, with faceted tapering stems and stepped hexagonal spreading bases, weighted. 20.5cm high; together with an Irish...

Hammer Price : €360.00
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Lot: 11

A SILVER 'ÁISÉIRÍ NA CÁSCA' 1916-1966 GOLDEN JUBILEE COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLION, in fitted plastic case; together with a 1916-1966 Golden Jubilee commemorative ten shilling piece, also in fitted...

Hammer Price : €120.00
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Lot: 12

A COLLECTION OF THREE IRISH SILVER COMMEMORATIVE PLATES, Dublin 1973, mark of Royal Irish Ltd, depicting 'Eamon De Valera'. 28cm diameter; 'The Exterior of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin'....

Hammer Price : €420.00
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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