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Sotheby’s Three Treasures sale of Stuart Weitzman set a new record for a coin at auction when the 1933 Double Eagle $20 coin achieved $18.9 million (€15.9 million)

Despite Covid and lockdowns, it has been a strong six months in the antiques and fine art industry, with some notable results. An extremely rare Iris(...)

The first Lewis Hamilton Formula 1 race winning car to come to the market, will be sold in a live auction which takes place at the 2021 British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Saturday July 17th. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Sotheby’s

Unusual offerings in sales over the coming weeks include a collection of Communion tokens and a Lewis Hamilton Formula 1 racing car. For fans of Form(...)

A person poses in front of a projection of source code during a media preview at Sotheby’s on June 24th, in New York, for Sotheby’s NFT Auction of Sir Tim Berners-Lee “Source Code for the World Wide Web”. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP  via Getty Images

An NFT of the original source code for the world wide web, written by its inventor Tim Berners-Lee, has sold for $5.4 million (€4.56 m) at Sotheby’s i(...)

The Abbey Leix estate comprises a 26,910sq ft mansion on 1,120 acres

The billionaire co-founder of Stripe, John Collison, has paid about €20 million to acquire Abbey Leix, the vast Co Laois estate and former ancestral h(...)

Owl Run, Hughie O’Donoghue, €25,000 - €35,000, Morgan O’Driscoll

This month marks the final sales of the season for some auction houses in what has been a bumper year. Lots of Irish interest at Bonham’s Fine Books,(...)

 Tim Berners-Lee said it felt like the “natural thing” to do with an entirely digital artefact. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

The original files of the world wide web are being sold at auction by British inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Digitally-signed source code documents wr(...)

Sean Scully’s Double Window (€350,000-€550,000) will feature at Sotheby’s Art Contemporain Evening Sale in Paris

Kells-based auctioneer Damien Matthews is holding a three-day sale taking place today and tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday, May 22nd and 23rd, and also o(...)

The contents of Killoughter House in Ashford, Co Wicklow will be offered in a live online Fonsie Mealy sale

The contents of Killoughter House in Ashford, Co Wicklow will be offered in a live online Fonsie Mealy sale on Tuesday May 18th, with the additional f(...)

Bittcoin hit a record high just shy of $65,000 last month, the latest landmark on the emerging asset’s march to wider acceptance

Sotheby’s said on Tuesday it would accept bitcoin and ethereum as payment for Banksy’s iconic artwork Love is in the Air, a first for a physical art a(...)

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(...)

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