Fine Arts: Bonham’s latest auction might be just your bag
The inaugural Designer Handbag and Fashion sale is a feast of contemporary and vintage handbags
As a portable blue-chip investment for the alpha female, nothing fits the bill quite like a designer handbag. Bonham’s inaugural Designer Handbag and Fashion sale boasts 245 lots of pre-owned, contemporary and vintage handbags dating from the 1940s to 2019, plus luggage, costume jewellery and fashion ensembles.
Classics include the black shiny crocodile Hermès Kelly 20, a smaller size that Kelly produced for a limited period in 1989. Hard to source and therefore highly collectible...
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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