Rose Martin suggests a return ticket stocking-filler to see one of the glories of the Tudor Age and a house of two sides, Hampton Court Palace.More
Des O’Sullivan says Adam’s sale includes highly collectible chess sets.
Rare comics, as well as gloves signed by Katie Taylor, Andy Lee and Bernard Dunne are on offer at Dolan’s Limerick sale, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says this two-day event can be tremendous fun and can bring out the hunter in collectors.
Irish artist’s portrait acclaimed for its raw colour, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Des O’Sullivan says forthcoming sale features work of renowned smiths.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on Puginesque lots for sale from Mercy Convents in Tralee and Rosscarbery in Co Cork.More
Costumes ranging from ‘Catwoman’ to ‘Citizen Kane’ are up for grabs in California, says Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says Sotheby’s are discovering new appetite for Irish art.More
Des O’Sullivan says La Gommeuse is from the fabulous Koch collection.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on the wide range of antiques, art and collectibles at auction in Bandon next week.More
Nearly 1,600 lots of furniture, paintings, and other collectibles are up for grabs next week, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says Mealy’s sale has 1,400 lots and will run over two days.More
A collection of Japanese Imari porcelain, including a pair of ginger jars, a bowl and plaques will come up at Woodward’s in Cork next Wednesday at 6pm.
Des O’Sullivan previews the seventh annual James Adam Country House Collections’ sale at Slane Castle.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at what’s under the hammer at Freemason’s Hall.More
Old chandeliers and brass wall lamps are a feature at Marsh’s sale of contents from the Victoria Hotel, Patrick St, Cork next Saturday at noon.
Des O’Sullivan finds Ireland represented as a female figure in The Spirit of Justice under the hammer in Co Kildare.More
Viewing at Keighery’s
In Waterford there is a viewing at Keighery’s City Auction Rooms from noon to 5pm today and tomorrow for an antique auction which takes place on Monday at 10.30am.
Des O’Sullivan looks at a number of different art works on offer through three auction houses in the capital.More
Des O’Sullivan on the sale of historic Irish documents and paintings.More
A large, single-owner collection of around 300 mint and boxed die cast metal collectible toys, will feature at the antique and collectors’ sale at Cork Auction Rooms at noon tomorrow.
Des O’Sullivan on the work of 19th century artist, James Mahony, who painted the major events of his time.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on a sale that includes vintage wine and port.More
All roads lead to Cork, which transforms this weekend into a mecca for antique lovers.More
What might amount to a resurgence of the Irish art market could emerge next week. Advance interest in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish and International art auction at the RDS next Monday at 6 pm is heavy.More
Des O’Sullivan highlights the sale of work by John ffrench, craftsman and founder of Arklow Studio Pottery.More
Hunting and fishing accoutrements, along with a selection of Turkish rugs, are included in a Connemara collection to be auctioned by Aidan Foley at the Old Schoolhouse in Doneraile, North Cork at 1pm today.More
Two early works, unseen since the 1940’s, were acquired directly from the artist, Des O’Sullivan reports.More
A pair of French- designed polished steel and leather standard lamps and a 19th century Italian faience miniature violin are among the highlights at Sheppard’s first-ever attic sale in Durrow next Tuesday.More
The Irish artist created an intriguing story about paintings of his lover Yvonne Aubicq, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Items at Monday’s sale range from chandeliers to toys, says Des O’Sullivan.More
The annual high summer fair at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery tomorrow is all about quality according to Robin O’Donnell of Hibernian Antique Fairs.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on a sale that includes gold medals celebrating the Battle of Hastings by Spink, London.More
Des O’Sullivan on a show of the work of the world-renowned designer.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on a three day flurry of art and antique events around the country this bank holiday.More
Des O’Sullivan reports from Fonsie Mealy’s sale in Castlecomer last week.More
El Lissitzky: The Artist and the State brings an extraordinary body of work by the Russian avant garde artist to Ireland, and in particular to the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) for the first time.More
Des O’Sullivan looks forwards to an auction at Dolan’s which promises to be the best bank holiday sale in years.More
A pair of Louis XV walnut demi-lune side tables with ribbon inlay at Woodwards in Cork next Wednesday (€2,500-€4,000).More
Weldon’s will showcase these diamond and sapphire cluster earrings at the Kinsale Antique Fair tomorrow priced at €7,250.More
Des O’Sullivan expects a lot of collector interest in an unusual sale taking place in Castlecomer next week.More
Des O’Sullivan predicts keen interest in a quality Dublin auction.More
An unnamed buyer has paid around €215,00 a rare German Enigma machine — used by the German military to send coded messages during the Second World War.More
Des O’Sullivan looks forward to what promises to be an eventful auction in Castlecomer next Wednesday.More
The sale of Archdeacon Tom Duggan’s military cross, OBE and Second World War medals at Woodwards in Cork last week demonstrates the power of an exceptional lot.More
Niall Murray talks to the man who’s on the money when it comes to odd items on Antiques Roadshow.More
Des O’Sullivan says there is plenty to excite at Fonsie Mealy’s two day Chatsworth Fine Art sale.More