A rare penny-farthing bicycle is among the 460 lots on offer at the annual vintage auction at O’Donovan’s of Newcastlewest at 10am next Saturday. In excellent condition, it dates from c1880 and is estimated at €600-€1,200. There is a first edition of the 1865 Memories of Adare Manor by Caroline, Countess Dunraven (€1,000-€1,800) as well as period furniture and jewellery.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2019
FINANCIALLY, the internet has been no friend to the music, newspaper or book businesses. But it’s doing wonders for the art world. According to a recent report by art insurers Hiscox, the value of the global online fine art market is set to more than double, from an estimated $1.57 billion in 2013 to $3.76bn by 2018.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
The antique market is hotting up at the moment with a two-day National Antiques Fair getting underway at Moran’s Silver Springs Hotel in Cork today, as well as today’s auctions of history at Whyte’s, Dublin, antiques and collectibles at O’Donovan’s, Newcastle West, Co Limerick, followed tomorrow by a country house sale by de Vere’s in Rathmichael, Co Dublin, a Sunday Interiors auction at James Adam’s and an auction at the Garryvoe Hotel and sales this week in Bray, Bandon and Sixmilebridge, the autumn season is rapidly getting into top gear.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2013