Fine Art & Antiques: Auction Results

The Rothschild Prayerbook, sold at Christie’s New York, for $13.6 million (€10 million).

The Rothschild Prayerbook, sold at Christie’s New York, for $13.6 million (€10 million).

Sat, Feb 1, 2014, 02:00

Auction results

Sunday, January 26th Drum’s Auctioneers, Malahide, house contents auction at Moyne, Greenfield Road, Sutton, Dublin 13. South of France by André Lagrange, €3,500 (€3,000- €4,000).

Wednesday, January 29th
O’Reilly’s Francis Street, Dublin. An Art Déco diamond solitaire ring, €17,000 (€16,000-€18,000); antique lady’s fob watch, 18ct gold, €1,850 (€1,600-€1,800). Wednesday, January 29th Christie’s, New York.
Illuminated 16th-century Dutch manuscript known as The Rothschild Prayerbook, $13.6 million (€10 million). It sold at the lower end of the estimate $12m -$18m, but was a world auction record for an illuminated manuscript.
Forthcoming auctions

Saturday, February 1st Ashgrove Auction Rooms, auction today at noon at The Old Gas Works, Canal Bank Road, Naas, Co Kildare. House contents including a pair of watercolours by William Huggins depicting cattle, €3,000-€5,000.

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