John Weldon

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Section of  Balcony, Grasse by William Leech sold for  €46,000 at de Vere’s  (€20,000-€30,000)

Auction Results March 23rd, Lynes & Lynes, Carrigtohill, Co Cork. Lot 225, set of 12 Cork dining chairs, €3,000 (€3,000-€4,000) and lot 274, two (...)

A baboon taxidermy achieved €1,200 (€500-€600) at Usher Auction Rooms, Kells.

Auction Results Whytes, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 January 26th: Sean Kearns Postcard collection was a “white glove sale”, where every lot sold. (...)

A Dublin friend who moved to a Kerry town a decade ago soon gave up on British weekly magazines “because the local gossip is far better”. Photograph: iStock

A century ago, with the sulphurous crack of a match, the good people of Delvin, Co Westmeath, set fire to a book. The Valley of the Squinting Windows (...)

Silver and jewellery are two of the most popular categories for collectors and investors in the art and antiques market. The reason? Apart from their (...)

John Weldon: ‘I get most excited when people arrive in with Lidl or Dunnes Stores bags as usually these yield items of more interest than an upmarket bag’

John Weldon Auctioneers in Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin holds monthly auctions of antique and modern jewellery, silver and gold coins. His family h(...)

‘A Summer Evening – The Thames’ (oil-on-canvas painted circa 1913) by Sir John Lavery £80,000-£120,000 (€101k-€151k)

Auction Results: Wednesday (June 15th) Bonhams, Knightsbridge, London. A set of 12 police “mugshot” photographs of Irish Volunteers arrested in Dublin(...)

Danske Bank’s collection of antique silver is expected to fetch up to €20,000

Danske Bank, the Danish bank that has been winding down its business in Ireland, is selling its Irish corporate collection of antique silver. It was (...)

Two first World War medals, two next-of-kin memorial plaques, and a letter from Buckingham Palace

Poignant mementoes recalling the lives of two Dublin brothers – soldiers who died in the first World War – will go under the hammer at John Weldon Auc(...)

Rare Irish 1943 half-crown

Readers of a certain vintage may recall the fuss about the Irish 1943 half-crown coin which is now one of Ireland’s rarest and most collectible coins.(...)

A Cartier plantinum ring set with “an intense yellow brilliant-cut diamond weighing 7.06 carats” at Adam’s (€200,000-€400,000)

Three major jewellery auctions in Dublin next week may help to solve some Christmas shopping conundrums for men – always a fraught business. The Te(...)

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