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Top Tips For 2012

Posted in News on 8th January 2012

Quality will be king in the auction rooms this year but also watch out for Irish art from the 1940s and 1950s and Louis le Brocquy works rising in...

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The Treasure Trove of Stained-Glass Windows

Posted in News on 8th January 2012

A fire in St. Mel’s Cathedral, Longford in 2009 brought to light the treasure trove that is to be found in many of our churches and cathedrals throughout the country.  Harry Clarke...

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Russborough House in New Film Release

Posted in News on 8th January 2012

The sumptuous setting of Russborough house was used in “Haywire” just released in cinemas throughout the country.  The film, starring Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas , Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor,...

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New World Records in Antique and Art Worlds in 2011

Posted in News on 7th January 2012

Last year saw an increase in world record prices achieved throughout the world.  The most noteworthy of these are: $8,818,500 for the Taj Mahal diamond Richard Burton gave to...

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Beware the Fakes!

Posted in News on 7th January 2012

People who purchase antiques as investments should be conscious that a number of fakes make it onto the marketplace.  In the haste to procure a tangible asset it can...

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Elizabeth Graydon-Stannus piece comes home to Blessington

Posted in News on 7th January 2012

Elizabeth Graydon-Stannus was born in Lacken outside Blessington in Co. Wicklow in 1876 and was well-known for her creations in glass.  She was greatly influenced by the Art-Deco movement...

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€1.75m doors set new Lalique record

Posted in News on 7th January 2012

A stunning example of Réné Lalique’s use of glass in architecture set a record in Sotheby’s Paris rooms when a set of doors sold for €2,024,750 in their 20th...

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New Showroom

Posted in News on 7th January 2012

If you have not already heard i have moved to new premises on Francis Street and I now stock a wide spectrum of antiques from different eras as well...

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The Elizabeth Taylor Collection

Posted in News on 7th January 2012

World records were achieved when the private jewel collection of Elizabeth Taylor was auctioned by Christies in an evening sale in New York on 13th of December.  The famous...

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Antiques Just Got Bigger

Posted in News on 7th December 2011

I am delighted to announce that I have moved to an impressive new showroom at 57 Francis Street, Dublin 8. The new 2,000 sq. ft. showroom is home to...

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