Monthly Archives: June 2012

Jane Austen Ring For Auction

A ring owned by Jane Austen is to be sold next month in Sotheby’s of London but it had a whistle-stop tour of Dublin when it went on show for one day only.  The ring is simple in design with … Continue reading

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Shaken and stirred by the art deco bar

AFTER THE horror and economic misery of the first World War, Europeans desperately needed a lift. The age of modernity swept in from the United States on a wave of jazz, flapper girls and “talkie movies”, ushering in the Roaring … Continue reading

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Leinster Dinner Service

A superb Leinster dinner service will go on sale in Christies next month.  The silver service which weighs over 5000 ounces in total, cost over £4000 in 18th century Ireland and once belonged to the Fitzgerald Family and graced the … Continue reading

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Leonardo da Vinci Drawings On View

Ten drawings by Leonardo da Vinci have gone on show in The Ulster Museum, Belfast in a temporary exhibition which will run until August 27th.  Five hundred years on the drawings show the vast range of talents the artist had, … Continue reading

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