Fine Arts

Lots to appreciate from tables, chairs, caddies and fine art at auction this week

Sheppart’s of Durrow’s two-day interiors sale contains plenty to catch the eye, while deVeres of Kildare Street is running a very tempting timed online Art & Design sale

From DeVeres’ January Art & Design sale, Lot 49: Beach in Nerja by Desmond Carrick, should banish the winter blues with his depiction of holiday makers on the beach in Southern Spain, (€600 – €900).

Sheppard’s of Durrow’s first auction of the year, a two-day interiors sale of 750 lots, is titled Form + Function and starts on January 30.

Eye-catching items include Lot 69, a most intriguing piece of history from the Himalayas, catalogued as a 17th-century Tibetan iron helmet with silver dragon inlaid decoration (€500-€800).

Lot 69_17th Century Tibetan Silver Inlaid Iron Helmet Estimate €500-€800
Lot 100 18th Century Carved Giltwood Pier Mirror Estimate €1,400-1,800
Lot 154 Pair ...