19th century garnet set gifted by Lord Byron to Mary Ann Chaworth in 1803 achieved €5,200 (€800–€1,200) at Adam’s At Home sale.

Whyte’s Eclectic Collector Sale July 25th and 26th Ninety per cent of lots sold with a gross sale of just under €1m. 1916 Proclamation of the Irish R(...)

Mark Pepper, Wish will be auctioned at the de Vere’s online sale on May 12th (€800-€1,200)

Social distancing measures have closed museums, galleries and auction houses, and the industry now finds itself in new territory. The art world is in (...)

Lot 108, a pair of enamel censers €8,000–€12,000 at Sheppard’s

Chinese artefacts have become a regular feature of Irish auctions , attracting a good deal of interest and money from Chinese collectors. Two upcomin(...)

Diamond, ruby and emerald picture frame achieved €22,000 (€12,000-€22,000) through O’Reilly’s

From Ernest Shackleton’s sleigh and a set of gold teeth, to a rocket launcher and a stuffed baboon, 2019 has been an interesting year in the Irish auc(...)

Jack B Yeats’ trunk, which he placed in storage at the Bank of Ireland vaults in the 1950s,  is expected to sell for €300-€400

2019 has been quite the year for Jack Butler Yeats. After the recent Whytes and Christie’s sale at the RDS where a new world record was set for the ar(...)

Josephine’s Bed which was in the de Stacpoole family for years, and reputed to be owned by Empress Bonaparte €2,000-€3,000

The ornately carved “Josephine’s Bed” listed in the current Fonsie Mealy catalogue, poses many questions as to how a bed which reportedly was once own(...)

Lot 480: Vivien Greene’s Belgravia townhouse interior from 1850, €6,000 - €8,000

The forthcoming Chatsworth summer sale in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny by Fonsie Mealy on July 23rd will offer a number of interesting lots. These include(...)

Sylvia Beach and James Joyce.

Ulysses is now widely regarded as one of the greatest works of western literature, invariably topping lists of best novel categories, and holding a re(...)

Lot 268, an 18th century   German table box. It sold for €36,000

While auction catalogues can make fine bedtime reading, the highly-charged atmosphere through the online audio link of Fonsie Mealy’s sale in Birr on (...)

‘Three Studies for a Portrait’ (1976), a triptych  painting by Francis Bacon

Auction Results Tuesday (March 6th) Christie’s, London: Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art. Three Studies for a Portrait (1976), a triptych(...)

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