Boomtime for online auction house sales as the crisis bites deep
Many auction houses are finding ways to get around the huge constraints of the coronavirus crisis
Across the globe, it’s a good time for online fine art and antique auctions. According to Pontus Silfverstolpe, Swedish co-founder of Barnebys, the biggest online search engine for art and collectables for sale at auction, the impact of the Covid 19 virus is having a transforming, and speeding-up effect on the online art auction industry.
One enterprising and agile auction house, H&H Classics, which specialises in classic cars and motorcycles, showed recently just how...
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Historical highlights and ancient artefacts at Whyte’s
John McCormack’s portable altar and a letter from Kevin Barry are among the items at Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale this week
Contents sale at Killoughter House will interest collectors
The sale will be held by Fonsie Mealy at the house in Ashford, Co Wicklow where Chester Beatty established a 160-acre equestrian estate in the 1950s