Contents from Ummera House, Timoleague come under the hammer!

DENIS SCANNELLHegarty’s will hold their next sale on Sunday, 7th April at their Auction Rooms at Parnell Business Centre, the Bypass, Bandon, Co. Cork. Extended viewing will take place on Thursday, 4th April form 12-5pm, Friday, 5th April 12-5pm, Saturday 6th April 12-5pm and on Sunday 7th April (day of sale) from 12-4pm when auction starts. The Auction will include contents from Ummera House, Timoleague, home of the Cresswell family, a collection amassed over two generations, along with selected items from executor sales & other private collections.

Of particular interest will be a 4ft 6ins diameter Regency rent table, a Queen Anne walnut escritoire cabinet, a George II mahogany Irish linen cabinet, a Regency brass inlaid card table, a Irish two door rosewood chiffonier circa 1860, a George III mahogany secretaire. For collectors with interest in the Orient, there will be approximately 30 items, including 18th century famille vert & famille rose porcelain, ivory netsuke & okimono figures. Irish & English 18th & 19th century silver will also feature, as well as a large selection of occasional furniture, including work boxes, a wine cellarette, pairs of lockers, nests of tables, glass etc. All in all a very interesting country house collection not to be missed! DENIS SCANNELL


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