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Hemingway letter to Dietrich for sale - Wednesday, March 12, 2014
A surreal, graphic letter from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, in which the author addresses the film star as “Dearest Kraut” and imagines her “...
Rare Christy Brown collection set to go under the ... - Thursday, March 13, 2014
A treasure trove of rare and previously unseen writings, paintings and personal items belonging to Christy Brown are set to go under the hammer next W...
Art auction to support Midlands charities - Friday, March 14, 2014
In partnership with the Fine Art and Photography Society in AIT, Luan Gallery, Athlone presents UNHEARD OF, a collection of artworks donated by both e...
1916 Ailesbury Road letter bought by State - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
An eyewitness account of the 1916 Rising, in a letter written by a retired judge from Ailesbury Road, Dublin 4 to his daughter in Burma, has been acqu...
Lennon's writing collection up for auction - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
A collection of poems, short stories and drawings by John Lennon is to go under the hammer in New York later this year. The manuscripts written by the...
Christy Brown archive to remain in Ireland - Thursday, March 20, 2014
An archive of material relating to the work of writer and painter Christy Brown, best-known as the author of My Left Foot, is to remain in Ireland aft...
Scrap dealer finds €24m Faberge egg - Friday, March 21, 2014
A scrap metal dealer who bought a golden egg at a US bric-a-brac market discovered it is an ultra-rare Faberge egg worth around $33 million (€24 milli...
Irish women as seen by Lavery and Yeats - Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Paintings by Irish artists Sir John Lavery and Jack B Yeats at de Veres art auction this week depict starkly contrasting views of early 20th-century s...
Victorian claret jug in Avoca silver sale - Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Avoca, which is now one of Ireland’s best known retail brands, began life as a woollen mill in the Co Wicklow town of that name in the early 18th cent...
Adam's art auction this evening - Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Adam’s on St Stephen’s Green is the venue for the Important Irish Art auction that takes place there on Wednesday evening. The highest-estimated lot i...
Two volumes of Wendy Walsh's ‘Florilgium' fo... - Monday, March 31, 2014
Art books are expensive to publish and, inevitably, have a limited print run. But the initial high cost to book buyers can turn out to be a bargain in...
Whistler's mother inspires artists - Tuesday, April 01, 2014
A painting of a mother – now one of the world’s most famous such images – was shown to Irish audiences 130 years ago when it was exhibited in Dublin. ...
Stolen Gauguin painting discovered in Italy - Thursday, April 03, 2014
Italy has said it has recovered a painting worth millions of euro by Paul Gauguin, stolen in London in 1970, bought by an Italian factory worker for a...
Art and antiques market springs to life - Monday, April 07, 2014
The first quarter of 2014 has ended and Irish fine art and antiques auctioneers have a spring in their step. The first big art auctions of the year sa...
The last ‘Irishman' to win Wimbledon - Monday, April 07, 2014
Adam’s History sale on April 15th in the St Stephen’s Green, Dublin saleroom includes an 18ct gold medal awarded to “the last Irishman to win Wimbledo...
Adare Antique & Art Fair cancelled - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The Adare Antique & Art Fair, which had been scheduled for Sunday April 27th, will not now go ahead as planned due to Munster’s involvement in the...
Ming dynasty ‘chicken cup' smashes records i... - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
A rare wine cup fired in the imperial kilns of China’s Ming dynasty more than 500 years ago sold today for HK$281.2 million (€26.3m) at a Sotheby’s sa...
The king's son but not his heir - Thursday, April 10, 2014
A 19th-century marble bust of an English vicar, described as “the Irishman who would be King”, is among the highlights in Matthews Auction Rooms’ annu...
Criminal Assets Bureau to sell Rolex watch on eBay... - Friday, April 11, 2014
The Criminal Assets Bureau is about to sell a luxury watch on eBay. The Rolex Daytona watch was seized in a raid in February 2012 in Saggart. It is be...
1916 countermand to be sold by Adam's - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A handwritten order, intended to stop the 1916 Easter Rising, is to be sold at auction by Adam's Auctioneers in Dublin with a guiding estimate of €30,...
Images of Irish history - Monday, April 14, 2014
Following last week’s State visit of President Michael D Higgins to Britain, Adam’s timely annual history sale, on Tuesday, will feature memorabilia f...
Order to stop 1916 Rising sells for €30,000 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A handwritten order, intended to stop the 1916 Easter Rising, has been sold at auction by Adam's Auctioneers for €30,000. It had been expected to sell...
CAB sells Rolex watch on eBay for €8,200 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
A Rolex watch put up for sale on eBay by the Criminal Assets Bureau has sold for €8,200. This is the second time in recent months that CAB, which inve...
Reopening ‘The Ripper' case? - Friday, April 25, 2014
A 19th-century surgeon’s instruments’ case which has turned up at Sheppard’s auction house has a possible link to the infamous “Jack the Ripper” serie...
Pair of French cabinets for sale at Sheppard's - Monday, April 28, 2014
A pair of French mahogany cabinets in Sheppard’s auction next week is expected to sell for up to €180,000. Auctioneer Michael Sheppard described them ...
Yeats watercolour comes to the market - Monday, April 28, 2014
A watercolour by Jack B Yeats, titled The Young One and estimated at €20,000-€30,000, makes its auction debut in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish Art sale at...
Another Irish auctioneer goes online - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
John Weldon Auctioneers in Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin is the latest Irish auction house to embrace the internet. The sale on Tuesday, April 29th a...
Last Titanic letter sells for record €145,000 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The last letter known to be written on the ill-fated Titanic sold for a world record £119,000 (€145,000) at auction at the weekend. The letter ...
Last official letter by Princess Diana sells at au... - Thursday, May 01, 2014
The last official letter written by Diana, Princess of Wales sold for nearly £3,000 at auction on Monday. Typed on cream Kensington Palace headed pape...
Bacon triptych poised to make $100m - Monday, May 12, 2014
Another painting by Dublin-born artist Francis Bacon is poised to sell for $100 million, or more, at auction in New York tomorrow. Christie’s will off...
Bacon triptych painting sells for $80.8m - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A painting by Dublin-born artist Francis Bacon sold for $80.8 million (€58.9 million) in New York last night. The triptych painting Three Studies for ...
100-carat yellow diamond sells for €11.8m - Thursday, May 15, 2014
A 100-carat yellow diamond has sold for 14.5 million Swiss francs (€11.8m) to a private buyer, the star lot in a Geneva jewellery sale that Sotheby'sa...
Chinese bidders out in force at Adam's - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A little piece of carved Chinese jade with a top estimate of €6,000 sold for €380,000 at Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin last Sunday week. The 18th...
Westport House auctioning iconic French masterpiec... - Wednesday, May 21, 2014
A life size, rare french masterpiece, will go under the hammer at international auction house Sothebys in London today, and the sale could net its own...
Warhol in the modern mix at Whyte's - Thursday, May 22, 2014
Unusually for a major Irish art auction, paintings by women artists are among the highlights in Whyte’s forthcoming sale which goes on view at the RDS...
eBay users asked to change their passwords - Friday, May 23, 2014
Online auction giant eBay may have become the latest major online retailer to fall victim to a hacker, now that the company has issued a call for user...
Sir Alex Ferguson sells wine collection - Monday, May 26, 2014
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has sold off part of his wine collection for more than £2.2m (€2.72m) at auction. The wines were of...
Westport House sculpture on the way to Canada - Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The National Gallery of Canada has bought a French sculpture which adorned Westport House, Co Mayo for over a century. Sotheby’s in London said a gall...
Vintage film posters to be auctioned - Thursday, May 29, 2014
More than 800 posters collected from the 1940s to the 1970s, mainly from cinemas around Ireland, will be auctioned by Whyte’s on Saturday in the Freem...
Painting bought for £400 expected to sell for £500... - Friday, May 30, 2014
A painting bought for £400 that was revealed to be a Van Dyck portrait when it was taken along to an episode of Antiques Road show is expected to sell...
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