2017-02-26-2017-10-21 --- 2017-10-21 00:21:01--11


Date - 26 February 2017

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Lot: 13

A SET OF ELEVEN VICTORIAN SILVER FIDDLE PATTERN TABLE SPOONS, London 1907, maker's mark of Josiah Williams & Co (George Maudsley Jackson & David Landsborough Fullerton) (c.750g)

Hammer Price : €400.00
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Lot: 14

AN IRISH GEORGE III BRIGHT CUT SILVER TEASPOON by William Teulon c. 1795; together with a fiddle pattern teaspoon by Carden Terry and Jane Williams and a bright cut mustard spoon, possibly John...

Hammer Price : €160.00
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Lot: 15

A PAIR OF IRISH GEORGE III POINTED HANDLE BRIGHT CUT SILVER DESSERT SPOONS, Limerick c.1780, maker's mark of Patrick Connell (c.50g).

Hammer Price : €1,700.00
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Lot: 16

A SET OF EIGHTEEN IRISH GEORGE III SILVER POINTED HANDLE TABLESPOONS, Dublin 1794, makers mark of John Dalrymple, with bright cut tapering handles; together with a similar example, Dublin 1790,...

Hammer Price : €1,300.00
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Lot: 17

A MATCHED SET OF TWELVE GEORGIAN IRISH SILVER POINTED HANDLED FORKS, of various dates and makers, with bright cut tapering handles (c. 653.2g)

Hammer Price : €900.00
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Lot: 18

A SET OF TWELVE AMERICAN STERLING SILVER TABLE FORKS, 1909, maker's mark of Shreve & Co., in the Shreve & Co. 'Adam Pattern', the handles terminating with neoclassical decoration and...

Hammer Price : €380.00
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Lot: 19

A SET OF SIX AMERICAN STERLING SILVER HANDLE TABLE KNIVES, c.1909, the handles stamped 'STERLING' and terminating in neo-classical decoration in relief, the steel blades stamped 'Streve & Co.';...

Hammer Price : €150.00
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Lot: 20

A MATCHED SET OF TWELVE IRISH GEORGIAN SILVER POINTED HANDLE DESSERT FORKS, the tapering handles decorated with bright cut engraving (c. 388.8g)

Hammer Price : €850.00
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Lot: 21

AN IRISH GEORGE III HOOK BACK SERVING SPOON, Dublin 1751, maker's mark of John Pittar, the plain tapering handle terminating in a crest; together with a George III Old English silver serving...

Hammer Price : €370.00
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Lot: 22

A RARE WILLIAM III BRITANNIA STANDARD SILVER TREFID TABLE SPOON, London 1698, maker's mark of Benjamin Watts, with rat tail bowl, the tapered handle terminating in a boar crest (c.60g). 19cm long

Hammer Price : €460.00
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Lot: 23

A SET OF SIX AMERICAN STERLING SILVER TABLE SPOONS, 1909, maker's mark of Shreve & Co. and stamped 'Shreve & Co. Sterling' in the 'Adam pattern', the handle terminating with Neo-classical...

Hammer Price : €320.00
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Lot: 24

A SET OF TWELVE IRISH GEORGE III SILVER DESSERT KNIVES, Dublin (lacking date mark), maker's mark of Richard Sawyer, each handle engraved with crest (c. 653g including blades)


Hammer Price : €620.00
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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 www.adams.ie 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 www.adams.ie. 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 www.adams.ie