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NEW YORK – On Tuesday, February 7, beginning at 5 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present a sale of Exquisite Fine Art Paintings and Prints. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — When it comes to quintessential Irish antiques, early Irish silver ranks with Belleek china and Waterford crystal for rarity and desirability. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, let’s look at uniquely Irish silver from the 18th century — a standout period for its handmade and beautiful craftsmanship as well as mastery of the […]
MALLOW, Ireland – Aidan Foley Auctions will conduct auctions on Monday and Tuesday, April 13-14. The first sale consists of music posters, LP’s and related collectibles. It will be followed by a selection of Irish art, Persian rugs and collectibles. Absentee and Internet live bidding for both auctions is available through LiveAuctioneers.
At the height of the Great Irish Famine, John Caldwell Bloomfield, an amateur mineralogist, inherited an estate which encompassed Belleek, a village in County Fermanagh (today Northern Ireland). Devastated by the distress he witnessed, the young man vowed to return the village to prosperity. As luck would have it, his land held abundant amounts of […]