Lot 266, an autograph manuscript, signed by Francis Ledwidge of his poem Lament for Thomas MacDonagh (‘He shall not hear the bittern cry’) fetched £16,250 at Bonhams.

Auction results Wednesday (March 21st), Victor Mee Auctions, Cloverhill, Belturbet, Co Cavan: Auction of advertising and pub items included three la(...)

A 1960s Italian 10-armed brass and enamel ‘Sputnik’ ceiling light €600-€900 (see pic)

Auction Results: Sunday (October 25th) de Veres, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. ‘Design’ auction. 75 per cent of the 140 lots sold. Lot 3, a 1960s Italian(...)

The Visit of Queen Victoria to Cork Harbour in 1849   by George Mounsey Wheatley Atkinson, estimated at  €25,000-€35,000

Results Thursday, February 11th: Christie’s, London. Post-war and contemporary art auction. Two Figures by Francis Bacon, £5.4 million (£5 mill(...)

Lot 732, six bottles of Château Angelus Saint-Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classé, estimated at €1,500-€2,500 at Mealy’s

Results Friday (December 4th) Sotheby’s, New York. A manuscript draft of Juno and the Paycock by Sean O’Casey, $187,500 ($200,000-$ 300,000). Wedne(...)

An Ireland Currency Commission ‘Lady Lavery’ one hundred pound note sold for €3,600 at Whyte’s Irish Art and Collectables Auctioneers

Saturday (June 13th) Whyte’s, The Eclectic Collector auction, Molesworth St, Dublin 2. 80 per cent of lots sold. A 19th century mahogany coin cab(...)

This gold 15th-century Edward III ‘Noble’ coin , estimated at €2,000-€4,000, is for sale at Weldon Auctioneers in Temple Bar, Dublin

Tuesday, May 19th John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin, from 2pm. Collectible coins include a gold 15th-century Edward III ‘Noble’ (...)

A set of four pencil sketches by Sir William Orpen of Kiki (his mistress Yvonne Aubicq’s dog)  achieved a price of €7,400 (€8,000-€10,000)

Auction Results: Sunday (March 22nd): Hegarty’s Fine Art & Antiques Auctioneers, Bandon, Co Cork. A set of four pencil sketches of Kiki (his mistr(...)

Detail from ‘Une Parisienne’ by Ernest Ange Duez

Results: Sunday (January 18th) Dolan’s Art Auction House, Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Towards the Lake Isle of Innisfree by Arthur K Maderson(...)

Art Deco lots at O’Reilly’s  include a platinum ruby and diamond bracelet (€17,000-€18,000)

Aficionados of the decorative styles of the 1920s and 1930s may be interested in Wednesday’s sale at O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms in Francis Street, Dubli(...)