A pair of Regency side tables from the collection of Ib Jorgensen will be auctioned at Adam’s sale, €4,000-€6,000

Two sales on Tuesday, October 20th, offer a great selection of art and furniture, from classic mid-century designs to the personal collection of one o(...)

Adam’s annual Townley Hall sale (October 12th-13th) features some important furniture from Irish stately homes to include Kildare House (now Leinster (...)

A Mouse in Full by Mairead O’hEocha - a favourite piece of art xpert Nicholas Gore Grimes which he bought in 2008. Image: Courtesy the artist and Mother’s Tankstation Dublin

The obvious reason for collecting art is to adorn our living spaces, but starting an art collection can be a daunting task. Where do you begin and wha(...)

An email of this Chinese moonflask was sent to Sotheby's in Dublin by an Irish collector. The flask is estimated to be worth £150,000-£200,000 and will be offered in their Chinese Sale later this year

There is no spinning it, we now find ourselves in uncharted waters in the art and antiques market. However Irish auction houses are still open for bus(...)

Faberge 1885 sapphire and diamond brooch €1,200–€1,800

Throughout history, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, strength and durability, and their perceived powers of wellness and protection. In (...)

Collection of early 18th-century Catholic altar pieces from the Kirwan family has been bought by the National Museum of Ireland

A silver Irish chalice due to be auctioned at Adam’s next week has been bought in advance by the National Museum of Ireland for an undisclosed sum. Th(...)

The Farm at Lezaven, Finistère, 1894 Photograph:   National Gallery of Ireland

Applications are open for the 2020-2021 programme of fine and decorative arts courses run by IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Val(...)

A tiny Tunbridge Ware sewing kit in the form of a grand piano achieved €2,400 (€200-€300) through Mullen’s of Laurel Park

Recent sales at Irish auctions and indeed international auctions with Irish connections, realised some strong results. It was a particularly good week(...)

Lot 224: Taxiderny of an entire lion €3,000- €5,000

Old libraries are a little like time machines - where ghosts of the past reside. A shelter for collectibles, and an expression of our passion for anti(...)

Image from 2002 of auctioneer Denis Drum. File photograph: Frank Miller

Tributes have been paid to Malahide-based auctioneer Denis Drum, who died on Wednesday. Mr Drum was a well-known figure on the Irish auction scene, (...)

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