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Archive for May, 2012

Art Deco House For Sale

Posted in News on 30th May 2012

One of Ireland’s first art deco houses, Balnagowan House, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, is being offered for sale with a €1m price tag. The 1.17 acre property located next to...

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Mount Congreve Collection Sells

Posted in News on 25th May 2012

The unknown collection of Mount Congreve House in Waterford sold for £3.4million in Christies.  The highest amount paid for a single item was £343,250 for a silver epergne centre...

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Ireland’s favourite Painting

Posted in Events on 25th May 2012

The critics have debated, the public has spoken and the painting has been selected.  The winner of Ireland’s Favourite was “The Meeting On The Turret Stairs” by Frederick William...

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Batman Causes A Stir

Posted in News on 19th May 2012

The estate of the late Billy Wright from Virginia turned up a few surprises when comics bought by him as a boy made a total of $3.5million with a...

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Princess Margaret Brooch

Posted in News on 19th May 2012

A brooch once owned by Princess Margaret and made by Tiffany is to be auctioned in Adams next week.  Cast in 18ct gold the brooch in the shape of...

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Vintage Clothing

Posted in News on 15th May 2012

Due to the popularity of the hit TV show “Mad Men” an interest in all vintage clothing but especially of 50s and 60s fashion has been rekindled.  So before you...

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Louis Le Brocquy Tapestries

Posted in News on 15th May 2012

The first items to test the market since Louis Le Brocquy died will go to auction In Whyte’s saleroom next week.  The series of tapestries by the artist were...

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Irish Artists At Christies

Posted in Events on 9th May 2012

Christies will hold a sale of 20th century Irish and English art on May 24th in London.  Lowry, Yeats, Henry to mention but a few will be on offer...

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World’s Most Expensive Painting?

Posted in News on 4th May 2012

The fate of this iconic painting was sealed in just under 12 minutes when it came up for auction this week in Sotheby’s.  Two telephone bidders battled to be...

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