September LIVE Online Auction features the exciting Anthony & Victoria Bartley Collection

We are delighted to start our Autumn season of auctions off with the Anthony & Victoria Bartley Collection.  This family collection has been formed over the lifetimes of both Mr & Mrs Bartley, Rosscarbery. With some items being handed down to them from generations before.

Each lived an interesting life which saw them travel the world, meeting many interesting people and picking up pieces of silver, jewellery, art and furniture as they went.

Anthony Bartley was born in India in 1919 to Sir Charles Bartley, an Irish barrister, and became a distinguished fighter pilot in World War II, awards a DFC. Following this he moved to Hollywood after marrying the actress Deborah Kerr, whom he met through his sister Patricia who was a codebreaker at Bletchley Park.

His career then moved into the world of filmmaking and he became a television and film executive. Following his marriage to Victoria Mann in 1965 they moved to Barbados and then in 1971 to Ireland where he formed Intercontinental Telefilms.

Lot 1: A VERY FINE 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY CHEST ON STAND, with fitted brass rosettes, escutcheons and swan neck handles. 2 over 3 graduated drawers, each with cock-beaded trim, raised on turned tapered baluster legs with brass castors. Dimensions: 110 x 160 x 55cm approx. (W x H x D). est. €600/800.
Lot 4: AN 18CT YELLOW GOLD CASED FOB WATCH AND CHAIN, marked 18ct, maker’s mark JWB, London, date letter K, crown and 18, engraved to the interior with date of 1906, with roman numerals and 2nd seconds dial, engraved with initials W.H.M to the front in ornate lettering, 66.20g chain. Est. €3500/4500
Lot 7: A VICTORIAN OAK CASED PROVINCIAL DOMESTIC REGULATOR GRANDFATHER CLOCK, name on the clock face: L. E. RYAN of Limerick. An 8 day movement, with deadbeat escapement, and maintaining power. Half hour passing strike on a bell and the hour on a gong. Brass cased weights, with substantial pendulum. Case has been professionally restored. Key for door and winder. Dimensions: 220 x 50 x 29cm approx. (H x W x D)
Est €2800/3200.
Lot 253: A PAIR OF 18CT WHITE GOLD TARGET STYLE RUBY & DIAMOND EARRINGS, with 2.40cts approx. est. €6000/7000.
Lot 19: A VERY GOOD TURN OF THE CENTURY SILVER TOPPED CLARET JUG, the silver collar and lid Sheffield, date letter h for 1900, maker’s mark for Fenton Brothers Ltd. With ceramic inner collar to the neck, the top decorated with floral and scroll design, the handle with scrolling leaf design. 26 x 16 x 12cm (T x D x W).
Est. €250/350
Lot 25: A NEATLY SIZED EDWARDIAN INLAID DROP FRONT SECRETAIRE CHEST, with cock beaded and string inlaid drawers, 2 over a drop front, which opens to reveal a tooled leather writing panel, and compartments, over four graduated drawers, on bracket feet, 136.5 x 63 x 43 approx.A NEATLY SIZED EDWARDIAN INLAID DROP FRONT SECRETAIRE CHEST, with cock beaded and string inlaid drawers, 2 over a drop front, which opens to reveal a tooled leather writing panel, and compartments, over four graduated drawers, on bracket feet, 136.5 x 63 x 43 approx. Est: €400/800
Lot 57: GOOD EARLY 19TH CENTURY DAY BED / CHAISE LONGUE, with scrolling rests, raised on reeded turned legs on castors, in fair condition commensurate with age and use, 180 x 52 x 82cm approx. Est: €400/800
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