Detail from the 15th-century Flemish ‘Book of Hours’

All Hallows, the former seminary in Drumcondra, Dublin had hoped to raise up to €60,000 for a 15th-century Flemish ‘Book of Hours’ during the auction (...)

Antique Chinese cloisonné bronze guang – a type of decorative ewer used for pouring rice wine at ritual banquets – sold for €250,000, 10 times the estimate (€20,000-€30,000) at Sheppard’s

Sheppard’s had another stroke of Chinese good fortune this week as the Durrow, Co Laois auctioneers held its first auction since last month’s cancelle(...)

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy wirh Fr Joseph Leonard: the archive of her correspondence with the priest will be sold at auction next month. Photograph supplied by Sheppard’s Irish Auction House.

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’s thoughts about her marriage to President John F Kennedy, their life in the White House and her reaction to his assassinat(...)