Rory Guthrie

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Bleu de Hue dragon porcelain plate achieved €175,000 against a reserve of €6,000- €8,000 through Adam’s

“A thriving market” is how Rory Guthrie of de Vere’s describes 2021, adding that the “demand for pictures at the top was strongest of all”. Two fine a(...)

After the Ball, Sir William Orpen €150,000–€250,000

De Vere’s catalogue for its November art sale certainly lives up to its title of Outstanding Irish Art. Four Paul Henrys, a William Orpen and Roderic(...)

The LC4 Chair by Le Corbusier, €3,000- €5,000, de Vere’s

Mid-century furniture is having something of a renaissance, with house hunters searching for iconic pieces by designers such as Eames, Zanuso and Le C(...)

Bluebeard’s Last Wife, Harry Clarke stained glass set in a cabinet by James Hicks – Adam’s (€80,000-€120,000).

From mice to musketeers, the rule of three – omne trium perfectum – suggests that a trio of events is far more satisfying than other numbers. This is (...)

The Gaiety Theatre (Romeo and Juliet – The Last Act) by Jack B Yeats (€100,000 - €150,000).

Jack B Yeats’ 1927 painting The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin (Romeo and Juliet – The Last Act) will feature as one of the headline lots at the forthcoming d(...)

Mary Queen of Scots prayerbook, Christie’s, £250,000 - £350,000.

The prayer book once owned by Mary, Queen of Scots will be offered as part of Christie’s Classic Week’s Old Master Group sale, which will be held live(...)

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(...)

Rory Guthrie of de Veres in front of a Donald Teskey rental at Lansdowne Place in Ballsbridge, Dublin.

While many Irish banks were forced to sell their art collections during the economic downturn, the Central Bank of Ireland still retains a collection (...)

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(...)

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