Isle of Man

Situated in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man is a self-governing Crown dependency. It is not part of the United Kingdom.


Devlin, Ramsden and Carr shine in single owner collection sales

03 July 2023

Pieces from two single-owner collections of silver by Stuart Devlin (1931-2018) and the partnership of Omar Ramsden (1873-1939) and Alwyn Carr (1872-1940) focused specialist eyes on Murray’s (20% buyer’s premium) in Douglas, Isle of Man.


ATG letter: Rennie Mackintosh furniture was made by internees

23 November 2020

MADAM – I was pleased to see that a piece of furniture designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for 78 Derngate, Northampton, had sold so well at auction early in November (front page, ATG No 2467).


Museum's tribute to Manxman Archibald Knox

10 December 2018

A c.1900 gold and enamel Archibald Knox (1864-1933) necklace is among the items lent by Anthony Bernbaum of The Peartree Collection for an exhibition at the Manx Museum.

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Horologist and inventor Dr John C Taylor honoured with stamp series

18 September 2017

Horologist, inventor and clockmaker Dr John C Taylor OBE will have his life celebrated with a set of postage stamps in the Isle of Man where he lives.


China trade reaches Isle of Man

07 March 2011

BRITAIN'S smaller regional auctioneers continue to enjoy major prices for Chinese works of art. This mark and period Qianlong (1736-96) doucai jardinière, 9in (23cm) high, achieved a house record for Douglas auctioneers Murrays (incorporating Chrystals) at their latest sale.


Hybrid sideboard makes £17,600 on the Isle of Man

14 July 2008

Given that Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott (1865-1945) completed his education and first major commissions on the Isle of Man it is no surprise Manx country is the repository of much work by the Arts and Crafts pioneer. However, few pieces tell a story like the inlaid 'Baillie Scott' sideboard offered for sale by Douglas auctioneers Murrays (incorporating Chrystals) on June 27.