Lot 1, one of a  pair of Italian 16th/17th century oils-on-wood of saints (€600-€900)

The forthcoming sale by Sheppard’s in Durrow, Co Laois, on March 24th is that of intrepid art collector and auctioneer Tim O’Mahony. Now aged 93, he w(...)

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(...)

Jack B Yeats, A Paris of the West achieved €787,964 (€565,000-€905,000) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale

Results Damien Matthews Clontarf Sale, November 16th and 17th Fancy yellow diamond 4.01ct €32,000 (€45,000-€75,000), Japanese gold mounted box with s(...)

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour, chief mistress of Louis XV, €22,000-€32,000

All eyes will be on lot 134 at the forthcoming Masterworks sale at Sheppard’s in Durrow on November 7th. What is described as a “very rare and import(...)

James Joyce’s  Dubliners, first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914.Forum Auctions (£100,000 -£150,000)

Recently discovered literary treasures, which originated in Italy and now reside in Glasgow, are two works by James Joyce: Dubliners and A Portrait of(...)

Faberge Egg created by the House of Victor Mayer, an original Faberge craftsman €7,000- €7,500, O’Reilly’s

The Faberge brand evokes wealth, opulence and the world’s most extravagant Easter eggs. The small, intricately-decorated objects, which the Russ(...)

 Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are given a tour during their visit to Muckross House in June last year. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Thousands of fires, allegedly set by ranchers and farmers seeking to clear land for cultivation, currently burning across Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, (...)

A 1956 Remington typewriter owned by Lady Pamela Blunden (€100-€150) is among the items up for  auction

Sheppard’s Auction House in Durrow will hold a sale on June 25th and June 26th next to include the residue of the contents of Castle Blunden on behalf(...)

Lot 18 Important Venetian vioin attributed to the Pelizon family €15,000- 20,000

Sheppard’s upcoming sale in Durrow Co Laois on May 16th has just over 100 lots – far shy of the usual 1,000-plus items that usually feature in its mon(...)

Lot 1117 Ortelius Map of Ireland 1598 €800-€1,200 Sheppard’s

While the use of maps today has been replaced by modern GPS systems, and we no longer consult atlases and charts to traverse land and sea, historicall(...)

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