Lot 91 in Mullen’s  Collector Cabinet sale: Erskine Childers’s royal navy reserve officer’s sword engraved R. E. Childers, (€3,000-€5,000). The auction has been postponed

With the nation on a go-slow and people staying indoors some auctioneers have postponed auctions due to take place over the coming weeks. Others have (...)

Rare 18th Century oak hall chair with links to William Congreve, €500-€800,  Matthews

 The mether – or madder – as it is also known, is an ancient cup with four sides and three to four handles, unique to Celtic cultures. The name i(...)

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(...)

Rare fancy yellow diamond (4.01ct) VS2 with no flourescence fetched  €45,000- 75,000 at Matthews auction

Auction Results Sheppard’s Masterworks Sale Ming vase discovered at a routine valuation in Blarney achieved €610,000 – almost €500,000 over estimate(...)

Sleeper of the Adam’s Asian sale was a Ceylonese ivory casket which sold for €23,000 against an estimate of €1,500- €2,500

Auction results TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5TH John Weldon Temple Bar, Jewellery sale Emerald ring set with diamond shoulders 10.40cts €17,000, antique gold (...)

Maureen O’Hara’s 19th-century horse drawn carriage €4,000-€6,000 Sheppards

Sheppards will auction the contents of Carraganes House and Gardens at the Maryborough Hotel in Cork on October 15th. While anyone with a garden is m(...)

Gourd with Rembrandt Drawing, 2019, Liam Belton, €4,000- 6,000, Morgan O’Driscoll

Results MONDAY 29TH AND TUESDAY 30TH JULY Damien Matthews and Stephen Ryan, The Temperance Hall, Kinsale, George II Irish Red Walnut Table with Carv(...)

Victor Mee with some rare pub memorabilia from the contents of the Clermont Arms in Co Louth

Auctions taking place around the country this week include some rare and unusual items. At John Weldon’s Fine Jewellery sale at Cow’s Lane in Temple (...)

Qing dynsasy lacquer cinnabar box achieved €15,000 against its reserve of €50-€100 through Mullen’s

Auction results Tuesday, July 23rd Fonsie Mealy, Chatsworth Summer Fine Art Auction Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny Vivien Greene’s dolls houses achieved t(...)

Life cast Masks of David Bowie by Joe Murray (€500-€700), Morgan O’Driscoll.

Although the Irish art market appears to be heading towards recovery since the economic crash, it still remains a fickle world. Take, for example, Flo(...)

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