Jimmy Weldon

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Cover for the Augsburg Chalice

“In my humble opinion, this is one of the finest items to come to auction in Ireland in recent times,” says Patrick O’Donovan of O’Donovan Auctioneers(...)

The late Grainne Pierse. “Grainne had a wonderful eye for jewellery and she was very generous with her knowledge,” says silver and jewellery expert Jimmy Weldon.” Photograph: John Searle

Tributes have been paid to antique jeweller dealer Grainne Pierse who died on November 24th after a short illness. Pierse was a well known figure in(...)

Limerick cream jug, 1737-1740, €17,000 from Weldon’s

More than 100 dealers will bring the best of their stock to the South Court Hotel in Limerick for the National Art & Antique Fair on November 10th(...)

Oval two-handed tray,  made in Dublin in 1844 and marked Robert Smith, is a riot of marine iconography (Lot 106, €10,000-€15,000)

Those who know their Irish silver will be familiar with the name of Jimmy Weldon. Long regarded as a leading expert in the field, his expertise has ma(...)

A Victorian 18-carat gold watch  with diamonds and pearls, circa 1900, estimated at €2,295 by Courtville Antiques

“A good piece of furniture, picture or a small piece of silver, even from a mercenary point of view, is a good investment, but more important, it is s(...)

Antiques dealer Jimmy Weldon with the 1922 key made for the reopening of Clerys  and the accounts ledger. Photograph: Eric Luke

A solid gold key to Clerys – the department store in Dublin that closed earlier this year – has come to light and been valued at €12,000. The ceremon(...)