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Lot 144: a very rare Chinese rhinoceros horn carving of a figurine estimated at €20,000-€30,000

Two centuries before the late singer Dolores O’ Riordan became a star, Limerick had produced one of the world’s first global music celebrities. Cather(...)

Lot 377 is a set of eight birch art deco dining chairs, made in Paris circa 1927 by André Arvos

Art deco furniture – from the early 20th century – is in demand these days and features among the top lots in Mealy’s midsummer auction on Monday (Jul(...)

One of pair of 18th-century tables formerly owned by Sir Anthony O’Reilly which were the top seller at the  Mealy’s auction at  Kilfane House

A pair of 18th-century tables formerly owned by Sir Anthony O’Reilly was the top lot at Mealy’s auction in the Long Man of Kilfane near Thomastown, Co(...)

There could hardly be a more appropriate – or grisly – memento of Ireland’s Celtic Tiger era than an actual big cat’s head owned by Sir Anthony O’Reil(...)

Aurora and Cephalus, a drawing by François Boucher, went for £74,500 at Christie’s

Auction results Tuesday (July 5th) Christie’s, London. Auction of Old Master Drawings. Aurora and Cephalus, a drawing by François Boucher (sold b(...)

‘Golden Setter and a Pointer’ by Jean Charles Renaud (€4,000-€6,000) at Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, Durrow, Co Laois

Forthcoming Auctions Sunday (October 18th) Matthews Auction Rooms “Annual Absolutely No Reserve Clearance Auction” at 2pm in The Old Transport (...)

A late 19th century “South American bird-feather fan” adorned with taxidermy of a hummingbird

The Victorian novelist Charles Dickens was also a prolific – and wonderful – journalist. He was the founder, in 1859, and editor of a weekly magazi(...)

A seven-piece tea service catalogued as “presented to Sean Lemass on a visit to UAE” made €1,400

At O’Reilly’s auction in Francis St, Dublin on Wednesday silver gifts presented to the late Seán Lemass, a former Fianna Fáil leader and Taoiseach wen(...)

Geoffrey Holderi in the 1973 James Bond movie Live and Let Die, which brought some of the wilder cliches of voodoo to the moviegoing public

Ireland’s largest private collection of African tribal art was among the diverse lots in this week’s two-day Summer Fine & Decorative Art Sale (...)

Silver vinaigrette in a fitted case, made in Birmingham in 1836, which made €3,000, 10-times the estimate (€250-€350) at Mealy’s

The first quarter of 2014 has ended and Irish fine art and antiques auctioneers have a spring in their step. The first big art auctions of the (...)

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