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British and Irish book auctions: January 8-31, 2019

07 January 2019

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from January 8-31, 2019.

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Wanderings in the Irish market

21 December 2018

A copy of WB Yeats’ The Wanderings of Oisin… offered in a recent Irish sale was an example of Fisher Unwin’s 1892 second issue. That is rare enough, but this copy bore an inscription that made it very special indeed.

British and Irish book auctions: January 4-31, 2019

21 December 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from January 4-31, 2019.

British and Irish book auctions: December 18-January 17, 2018

17 December 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from December 18-January 17, 2018.

British and Irish book auctions: December 11-20, 2018

10 December 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from December 11-20, 2018.

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Yuan peony jar leads Dublin sale of Asian art

03 December 2018

The influx of Asian art buyers that accompanies the Asian Art in London initiative also encourages activity across the Irish Sea. Both Adam’s (20% buyer’s premium) in Dublin, for the first time, and Sheppards (20% buyer’s premium) in Durrow held designated sales on November 3 and November 11 respectively.

British and Irish book auctions: December 3-15, 2018

03 December 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from December 3-15, 2018.

British and Irish book auctions: November 27-December 7, 2018

26 November 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from November 27-December 7, 2018.

British and Irish book auctions. November 20-December 1, 2018

19 November 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from November 20-December 1, 2018.

British and Irish book auctions: November 13-23, 2018

12 November 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from November 13-23, 2018.

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Diamonds highlight a luxury comeback

12 November 2018

By the 1950s, as the global economic landscape improved, luxury was making a comeback and so too was the prolific use of diamonds in the jewellery of France’s premier ateliers.

British and Irish book auctions: November 6-17, 2018

05 November 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from November 6-17, 2018.

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Auctions in Ireland and Staffordshire show enduring appeal of the ‘country house’ format

05 November 2018

“It was a great deal of work,” said Adam’s (20% buyer’s premium) managing director James O’Halloran of the operation involving the removal of 700 lots – including the ‘Armada Table’ and other massive pieces – to the Drogheda stately home venue of Townley Hall for sale.

British and Irish book auctions: October 30-November 9, 2018

29 October 2018

ATG’s calendar of book auctions taking place in the UK and Ireland from October 30-November 9, 2018.

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Chairs sit pretty in salerooms among furniture auction selections

22 October 2018

At a time when catering for niche interests is a profitable path for auctioneers, recent sales in Scotland, Ireland and England have shown that the furniture market can still come to life – provided it meets three criteria.

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Names to watch out for in Irish sculpture scene

22 October 2018

Representing just a fraction of the international art market and often overshadowed by the demand for 2D art, Irish sculpture has undergone a quieter recovery.

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Looking out for fresh Irish art

22 October 2018

While demand is encouraging, a scarcity of high-quality work is hitting the supply side

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Five auctions to watch this week (October 15-21 2018)

15 October 2018

From an Armada table to a Titanic return poster, here are five previews from upcoming sales this week.

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Wexford fair in tune with opera festival event

15 October 2018

Since the first Festival of Music and the Arts took place in 1951, the annual Wexford Festival Opera in the south-east Irish town has specialised in neglected works and has become one of the world’s leading opera festivals.

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Saleroom selection: Five pieces of furniture on offer at auctions this week (October 8-14)

08 October 2018

With plenty of material now available for a few hundred pounds or even below, here ATG selects six upcoming lots pitched between £200 and £3000.