The LC4 Chair by Le Corbusier, €3,000- €5,000, de Vere’s

Mid-century furniture is having something of a renaissance, with house hunters searching for iconic pieces by designers such as Eames, Zanuso and Le C(...)

Waiting for the Ferry by Jack B Yeats achieved €135,000 ( €100,000- €150,000) through Whyte’s

This time last year the art market was in uncharted waters. While galleries have suffered, the auction market had a booming year as many, within the c(...)

Bluebeard’s Last Wife, a stained glass panel by Harry Clarke set in a James Hicks cabinet, will now become part of artist Brian Clarke’s collection.

Brian Clarke, widely recognised as one of the world’s leading stained glass artists, was the winning bidder of Harry Clarke’s 1921 stained glass panel(...)

Welcome Home tablecloth and matching tea cosy, which was presented by Britain’s Queen Mary to an Irish woman during the first World War (€1,000- €2,000), Niall Mullen/Victor Mee

One of the great things about auctions is the fascinating array of historical objects that come from Irish houses. Curiosities offered this month incl(...)

Bluebeard’s Last Wife, Harry Clarke stained glass set in a cabinet by James Hicks – Adam’s (€80,000-€120,000).

From mice to musketeers, the rule of three – omne trium perfectum – suggests that a trio of events is far more satisfying than other numbers. This is (...)

Cottages in a Landscape by Lawson Birch, €600 - €800 at Whyte’s.

Many words could describe the art world in 2020, but few are printable. Abrupt lockdowns threw the industry into unchartered territory with promotion(...)

Lot 264, a breakfront mahogany bookcase, (€1,000-€1,500)

Adam’s of St Stephen’s Green’s At Home January sale is open for bidding. The timed online auction allows bidding from now up to the February 23rd dead(...)

Sotheby’s Ireland estimates that     aggregated shipping, premiums and new import tax on artworks sold in  Britain to Ireland will now add 45 per cent to the hammer price. Photograph: Michael Bowles/Getty

Now that Brexit is a reality, how does it affect buying at auction and where does it place Ireland as a player in the EU auction market? For buyers, (...)

Still Life with Frying Pan, William Scott,  €200,000 (€200,000-€300,000), de Vere’s

In a year like no other, the first lockdown saw a huge number of sales postponed on the fine art and auction circuit. Sales were pushed to the back en(...)

Red Roses for Me, Louis le Brocquy pen ink and watercolour €8,000–€12,000

There is a Whites on the Green matchbox dating from 1987 in the Little Museum of Dublin. The tiny box – which retains its matches – serves as a remind(...)

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