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01 400 2014

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Last Chance To Bag a Genuine Antique

Day two of the Antiques Fair in The RDS is over and what better way to spend a few hours.  The weather was great and the atmosphere electric as people saw their dream items in full splendour.  And what better setting than the RDS to showcase them! You have one more day to bag a […]

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Antiques Fair Off To A Good Start

The annual Antiques Fair was off to a good start in the RDS yesterday with a steady crowd hoping to bag that bargain.  The numbers are expected to increase over the weekend and there is something to suit every budget from small collectibles to large pieces of furniture.  Every branch and period of the Antiques […]

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Birthday Present With A Difference

A father who gave his son a painting for his 12th birthday in the 1950s would have been overjoyed to know that his gift had been very intuitive.  The painting in question was “The Novelist” by Jack B Yeats and is set to make in excess of €100,000 when it comes to auction next week.  […]

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Irish International Art & Antiques Fair

The Irish International Art & Antiques Fair will take place in the Main Hall Complex of the RDS, Dublin from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th of March 2012.  The opening hours are from 11am on each of the days until 9pm on Friday, 7pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday.  Come along and buy with confidence, only […]

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Rare Leonardo Found

Experts are one step closer to proving that a rare lost work by Leonardo Da Vinci is painted on a hidden cavity on a wall in Florence’s Town Hall.  The work entitled “The Battle Of Alghiari” has been hidden for the last five centuries.  Tiny holes drilled in a frieze hiding the cavity has allowed […]

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War Time Memorabilia

As part of a world wide initiative there is a unique opportunity to have your wartime memorabilia and stories recorded next Wednesday 21st of March from 10am to 7pm.  The National Library in Kildare Street will be the venue for this history roadshow as archivists attempt to document and digitize anything relating to the First […]

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Lorenzl Makes Record Price

In the latest Woolley & Wallis auction a Joseph Lorenzl piece of a 1920s nude cold painted bronze dancer made a record price of £5800 plus fees,having had a guide price of £2000. The market of these bronzes was dominated by Chiparus, Preiss but now Lorenzl is up there with them. Having sold some great Lorenzls […]

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Auction This Sunday

An auction of the house contents of 11 Orwell Road, Rathgar will take place this Sunday at 2pm with viewing from 11am-2pm Sunday or 11am-6pm Saturday.  Some quality items of furniture together with Irish silver and paintings.  Viewing a must!

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World’s Most Expensive Coin

The world’s most expensive coin is on show in the Museum of Modern Art in The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham today and tomorrow.  The 1933 double eagle coin was designed by a Dublin man, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and only 13 of the coins are known to exist despite the fact that 445,500 were minted.  The 1933 coins […]

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Beau Sancy Diamond For Auction

The famous Beau Sancy diamond, weighing in at just under a staggering 35 carats, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London on May 15th.  The diamond was given by Henry IV and given to his wife on the occasion of her coronation to Queen Consort in 1610.  She wore it in her crown.  It has passed […]

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