The star and badge of the Order of St Patrick of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, the Marquess of Crewe

The star and badge insignia of the Order of St Patrick, inherited by the late Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe from her father, the 1st Marquess of Crewe – (...)

A portrait of Lord Houghton wearing the insignia  by Walter Frederick Osborne, which is in the National Portrait Gallery in London

Ceremonial jewels worn by the Viceroy of Ireland 120 years ago have been discovered in a duchess’s London bank vault and will be sold at auction on We(...)

Among the highlights is ‘Guards Parade, Dublin Castle’ a watercolour by Rose Barton, estimated at £6,000- £8,000

A collection of Victorian paintings by leading Irish artists has been “re-discovered” and will go under the hammer at a Sotheby’s auction in London on(...)

Detail from ‘Early Morning in Donegal’ by Paul Henry which sold for €160,00

Adam’s regards its Christmas Important Irish Art auction as “a barometer of the health of the Irish art market”. Managing director James O’Halloran sa(...)

Connemara Cottages by Paul Henry

The Irish art market has had a lacklustre year but Adam’s has kept the “good stuff” until the end. Three artists: Paul Henry, Walter Frederick Osborne(...)

‘A Lady in White (A Portrait of Lady Lyle)’ by Sir John Lavery, estimated at €30,000-€50,000 at Whyte’s

Viewing for the first major Dublin art auction of the year begins next Saturday at the RDS where Whyte’s will show more than 200 lots. Auctione(...)

The Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Collection 1914 was the star lot in an auction of finest and rarest wines, selling for £24,910

Somewhere in the world this week, very expensive corks were popped to celebrate New Year. Before Christmas, Sotheby’s in London sold six bottles of 10(...)

Adam’s sold The Potato Diggers by Paul Henry for €400,000, a record price at auction for the artist.

The international art and antiques market is booming. During 2013 many auction records were smashed and the global super-rich spent billions on trophy(...)

 The Lake by Paul Henry sold for €93,000 (€80,000-€100,000) at Whyte’s Important Irish Art Auction

Sunday, November 24th Adam’s, Dublin. Interiors Auction. 68 per cent of lots sold. William IV silver claret jug, €19,000 (€10,000 -€20,000); George II(...)

The Ferry by Walter Frederick Osborne made €490,000

The Ferry by Walter Frederick Osborne made €490,000 at de Veres auction in Dublin on Wednesday, the highest price paid for a painting at auction in Ir(...)