Illuminated Hannibal Lecter mask €80,000 - €120,000

Sheppard’s auction house in Durrow is holding a residue sale of the contents of Castlehyde, the Palladian mansion on 150 acres in north Cork owned by (...)

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(...)

Lot 1, one of a  pair of Italian 16th/17th century oils-on-wood of saints (€600-€900)

The forthcoming sale by Sheppard’s in Durrow, Co Laois, on March 24th is that of intrepid art collector and auctioneer Tim O’Mahony. Now aged 93, he w(...)

Lot 1,107, a pair of Chinese export hall chairs €5,000-€8,000

Dublin firm Mack, Williams and Gibton, later Williams and Gibton after John Mack’s death in 1829, seemed to be the port of call for affluent Irish peo(...)

Faberge Egg created by the House of Victor Mayer, an original Faberge craftsman €7,000- €7,500, O’Reilly’s

The Faberge brand evokes wealth, opulence and the world’s most extravagant Easter eggs. The small, intricately-decorated objects, which the Russ(...)

 Stone sculpture of a bearded man, €400-€600, Sheppard’s

To truly appreciate ornamental garden architecture requires a backdrop other than the yard of an auction room to allow would-be buyers to see how piec(...)

Lot 18 Important Venetian vioin attributed to the Pelizon family €15,000- 20,000

Sheppard’s upcoming sale in Durrow Co Laois on May 16th has just over 100 lots – far shy of the usual 1,000-plus items that usually feature in its mon(...)

Lot 849: A pair of Chinese Qing dynasty peach bowls.

A frantic bidding war which ended in just three minutes saw two small Chinese peach bowls sell at Sheppard’s auction house in Durrow for €100,000 – al(...)

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. (...)

Lot 48: 18th century Chinese jar €30- €50

Sheppard’s will hold its first auction of 2019 on January 29th, with 817 lots in a sale it’s calling Décor Decoded. Paintings, mirrors, period furnitu(...)

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