Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Kya deLongchamps takes a look at two iconic collectable potteries from Cornwall
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017
Morgan O’Driscoll’s sale is on view all weekend, writes Des O’Sullivan
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Des O’Sullivan previews an eclectic on-the-premises auction.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Classic paintings by Guardi and Turner sold for huge money in London, writes Des O’Sullivan
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Collectable yet affordable Irish work is going for sale online, says Des O’Sullivan
Kya deLongchamps celebrates 70 years of the ‘high-frequency dielectric heating apparatus’ or the microwave oven
This Irish silver basket by John Hamilton, Dublin c1745, is one of a number of lots of Irish silver at Sotheby’s in New York next Wednesday.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
An image of the famous field marshall during his posting to Cork is up for auction, says Des O’Sullivan.
There’s a wide variety on offer at Sheppard’s, writes Des O’Sullivan.
The Cork National Antiques Fair takes place at the International Airport Hotel today and tomorrow.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Des O’Sullivan reports on Irish sales which offer a choice of art and collectibles.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Works by Caravaggio, which have never been seen in Ireland, will feature at an exhibition at the National Gallery in Dublin.
An eyewitness account of the failed French invasion at Bantry dated December 31, 1796, comes up at Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale in Dublin on January 21.
Some of the most famous artists in history may have left subtle clues to brain disease in their work, scientists have found.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
The Holy Family with an Angel by Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678) was the top lot at Christie’s Old Masters evening sale in London last week.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Des O’Sullivan on the discovery of a portrait by Cork’s Daniel Maclise. An x-ray of the painting revealed 70% of it’s surface to be unoriginal.
Despite brisk bidding, Des O’Sullivan hears auctioneers are finding it difficult to source top quality works.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
The winter selling season for Irish art continues apace next week with major sales by Morgan O’Driscoll at the RHA Gallery in Dublin next Monday at 6pm and by James Adam on Wednesday at 6pm.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
It is one of the busiest weeks of the year, with auctions and fairs up and down the country.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Up for auction are some fine and decorative arts from the collection of AJF O’Reilly, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Work by Jack Butler Yeats and a model of the Church of St Anne are stand-outs, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
James Hicks cabinets and a 1969 portrait by Maurice Desmond are among the lots, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Des O’Sullivan finds movie props from Penny Dreadful at Punchestown.
Des O’Sullivan finds top names for sale in Skibbereen auction.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Best of Sotheby’s
Reassessment of great collection includes undiscovered rarities, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sotheby’s is an important springboard to showcase Irish art like The Disasters of War says Des O’Sullivan.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
Old Masters, furniture, and Irish silver are featured in the first auction of the new season, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
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