Set of household crockery that belonged to the artist Francis Bacon was unsold (estimate  £10,000-£15,000)

Auctions, fairs and results

Detail from ‘The Queen’s own Scottish Borderers Observe the King of Jews Appearing behind Seán McGuigan’s Sheep on the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany’ by Belfast artist Dermot Seymour, which has an estimated auction price of €1,500-€2,000

Mix of Irish and international art at Whyte’s auction at RDS in Dublin

Detail from ‘Lionel Messi and a Universe of Flowers’  by Takashi Murakami, which sold for £317,000 in a charity auction at Sotheby’s, London

Works by Takashi Murakami and Damien Hirst sold at Sotheby’s fundraising auction

A set of forks which belonged to Jonathan Swift have green-stained ivory handles which  carry the initials of the writer and his family coat of arms

Cutlery belonging to Anglo-Irish satirist and a portrait of Obama ancestor among mememtos of Ascendancy in fine art sale

The poster for ‘McLintock!’ is one of dozens of vintage posters on auction and is signed by Michael Wayne, John’s son

Vintage poster for McLintock! – a 1963 Western “comedy” starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara – at Whyte’s auction

Each box was filled with a packet of 20 cigarettes, a foil-wrapped pack of pipe tobacco (both in yellow plain packaging), a photograph of Princess Mary and a card inscribed “With Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas and a Victorious New Year. From The Princess Mary and Friends at Home.”

Mementoes from first World War soldiers include brass boxes with tobacco and cigarettes presented as Christmas presents for the t(...)

Francis Bacon’s ‘Two Studies for Self-Portrait’ which sold  for €19.8 million

Famous artist’s crockery to be auctioned in England

A bronze piece likely to have been a presentation plaque for a 1950s cultural event is expected to fetch up to €4,000

Tóstal plaque made by Gabriel Hayes goes on view next Saturday

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