Good Antiques & Interiors Two Day Auction - 1091 Lots

by Matthews Auction Rooms
8th Sep 2018 from 1:30pm BST
Matthews Auction Rooms
Matthews Auction Rooms
Duke Brothers Building
7 Market Street
County Meath, Ireland

00353 49 855 0055
00353 086 841 4421
Sale Description:
Good Antiques & Interiors Two Day Auction

Contents of Ardaulin House for Public Auction

Well-know Meath Auctioneers, Matthews of Oldcastle, conduct a two-day clearance auction of over one thousand lots of antiques and other interior items including jewellery and fine art on September 8th & 9th. The auction, one of their most interesting this year, will also include the entire contents of Ardaulin House, removed to the auction room in Oldcastle for sale.

Saturday will see lots 1 to 500 sold, and Sunday, lots 501 to 1,065. There are many items of note with with estimates ranging from €20 up to €15,000 the auction will appeal to a wide range of tastes and pockets! On public view from Thursday 6th of September at 10:30am the auctioneer expects local and national interest. The auction commences at 1:30pm each sale day and the fully I strayed catalogue catalogue can be viewed online at
Sale Dates:
8th September 2018 from 1:30pm BST - Good Antiques & Interiors Two Day Auction (Lots 1 to 500)
9th September 2018 from 1:30pm BST - Good Antiques & Interiors Two Day Auction (Lots 501 to 1081)
Viewing Dates:
6th September 2018 - 11am to 5pm
7th September 2018 - 11am to 5pm

Fees apply to the hammer price:

Free Registration
23.69% inc VAT*

Flat Fee Registration
20% inc VAT*

*These fees include buyers premiums and internet surcharges.
Please see the auctioneers terms & conditions for more information
Conditions of Sale for Buyers

Successful Bidders Through the Easy Live Portal will be Subjected to an Additional 3% if Not Availing of the £3 Flat Fee Registration Through Easy Live.

The Highest Bidder to be the buyer. If any dispute arises the auctioneers shall have absolute discretion to settle it and put any disputed lot up again for sale.

All buyers are deemed to have read and understood our methods of payment, as outlined here; Cash, personal cheque, Lazer Debit Cards. Visa and MasterCard credit cards are accepted but are subject to a surcharge of 3%.

All buyers Accounts are to be settled within 24 hours of commencement of auction.

Buyers premium 19.5% excluding Vat. For Outside Auctions & House Contents Auctions Buyer’s Commission is also 19.5%. Vat at 23% will Apply to this Commission.

All lots are put up for sale subject to any reserve price imposed by the vendor.

While the possession in a lot shall not pass to the Buyer until he/she has paid the purchase price in full, ownership of the offered lot shall pass to the buyer upon the fall of the hammer when the auctioneer announces the lot has been sold. From which point the buyer shall assume full risk and responsibility for the lot. The buyer – if requested – is to give in full their full name and address, again, if requested, the buyer to pay down a 50% part payment of the purchase money: in default of which the lot or lots purchased may be immediately put up again and resold.

All lots are sold as shown with all faults, Imperfections and errors of description or of genuineness of authenticity. Messrs. Matthews Auction Rooms makes no warranty whatsoever. See (10).

The lots to be taken away at the buyer’s risk and expense, not later than 5.00pm on the day following the sale; in default of which Messrs. Matthews Auction Rooms will not hold themselves responsible if the same are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed. They will be left at the sole risk of the purchaser and subject to a charge of 10 euros per lot per day storage charge. If, at the expiration of two days after the conclusion of the auction (unless otherwise agreed) the lots are not cleared and/or paid for, they may be sold immediately either publicly or by private treaty without notice being given to the defaulters.

It is the buyers’ responsibility to measure any item to ensure it can be accommodated in its’ intended location. All buyers must check their purchases before the lots leave the building. Matthews Auction Rooms will accept no claims for loss or damage thereafter.

Upon failure of the buyer to comply with any of the above conditions, any money deposited in part payment shall be forfeited; and the defaulter shall make good any loss arising from the resale, together with charges & expenses in respect of both sales.

Care is taken to ensure that any statement as to ?authorship, attribution, origin, date, age, provenance and condition is reliable and accurate but all ?statements are statements of opinion and are not to be taken as statements or representations of fact. The auctioneers reserve the right in the forming of their ?opinion to consult and rely upon the expert or Authority reasonably considered by them to be reliable.

Written bids (“Commission Bids”) shall be taken and carried out for the convenience of the bidders. Messrs. Matthews Auction Rooms shall not be responsible for failing to execute such bids or errors relating to the execution of such bids.

Live telephone bids are accepted at the auctioneers discretion, but only on lots with an estimate of 300 euros upwards.

By using our online bidding system to submit email bids, users automatically opt in to our email alerts system. Users can unsubscribe at any time from this service by using the opt out facility provided in our email and text communications at anytime.

By Bidding in this auction it is assumed, unless stated otherwise, that you are amenable to receiving updates on our future auctions by text and/or email alert.

All lots purchased must be removed from the Auction Room within two days of the sale, without exception. Or arrangements for collection and delivery made, or with our recommended carrier Mr. John Reilly 086 172 1676.
Shipping on smaller items can be arranged in-house, minimum charge €15 plus vat. Transport can be arranged in Ireland with John Reilly Transport Tel: 00 353 86 841 4421

Larger Lots requiring Transport Abroad to UK/Europe can be arranged with Dominic of Jarvis Tans Tel: 00 353 87 646 3753 & E-mail: or with the Auctioneer for alternative shippers.
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