Basil Blackshaw’s ‘Laganside at Dusk’

Dublin auctioneer’s Adam’s is to sell UTV’s corporate art collection next month. The Northern Ireland television company is the latest business to div(...)

Ted Hegarty, antiques auctioneer, Bandon, Co Cork

With interest rates for bank deposits at historic – and dismal – lows, many savers and investors are seeking alternative investments. Property, the st(...)

Sleeper lot: “Italian school” had a guide of €500-€800 but made €120,000 at Adam’s

Sunday, April 9th Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Last weekend’s At Home auction hit the headlines when Lot 160, an apparently unremarkable (...)

Trade in ivory (derived from elephant tusks) has been outlawed for decades by international rules on wildlife protection. But there’s an ongoing – and(...)

 Neptune is set to open its first Irish flagship store on Belfast’s Ormeau Road this summer. Based in the Ormeau bakery, the  5,000 sq ft  store will have the full collection, from kitchen, dining and living, bedroom, bathroom, to outdoor furnishings, accessories and lighting.

Trunk sale at Adam’s A month after it sold a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk for €7,500 Adams has yet another model in its upcoming Home auction on Apr(...)

Roderic O’Conor: “Woman Reading”, €18,000-€25,000.

Lot 43 in the forthcoming Important Irish Art auction at Adam’s in Dublin on Wednesday evening is by Roderic O’Conor and entitled Woman Reading. Exce(...)

Following the death of Northern Ireland painter Basil Blackshaw last year at the age of 83, some 40 pieces of art from his studio in Co Antrim will be(...)

An Italian buyer bought this vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunk  well above the estimate of €3,000-€5,000

Adam’s first big auction of 2017 – the “At Home” sale in the St Stephen’s Green salesroom last Sunday – achieved a sold rate of 81 per cent with bidde(...)

One of a pair of 18th-century marble-top console tables owned by Sir Anthony O’Reilly. They sold for €145,000 – 10 times the estimate – achieving the highest price for antique furniture at auction in 2016

The post-crash recovery in the Irish market for art, antiques and collectables continued in 2016 with many auction houses reporting an increase in bus(...)

Sir William Orpen’s Portrait of Mrs Oscar Lewisohn, formerly Miss Edna May was painted in 1915

“Some of the finest work by some of Ireland’s best artists, to appear at auction in some years” is how managing director of Adam’s James O’Halloran de(...)

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