From netsuke to Russian novelties, a treasure trove for the eclectic buyer
Matthews’ next estate sale on November 17 offers a wealth of Christmas gift ideas
With 599 lots of estate jewellery, gold, silver, wristwatches and collectables, Matthews’ next sale offers a bonanza of Christmas gift possibilities.
Jewellery estimates range from €30-€50 for a vintage sapphire dress ring, to €12,000-€18,000 for a 1910 three-stone diamond ring set in platinum. The top timepiece is a stainless steel Breitling Gentleman’s wristwatch (€4,000-€7,000).
Collectables range from netsuke to Chinese and Royal Copenhagen porcelain. Novelties include a tiny...
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Fine Arts: Goat at the head of the pack in Eyrefield Lodge sale
An Aubusson tapestry by Louis Le Brocquy is expected to fetch at least €50,000 at the auction of the Kildare stately home’s artefacts
Object of Desire: Saddle up with 19-century Tibetan artefact
This unusual piece being offered for auction through Finch & Co
Bringing it all back home as Hugh Lane dispute is settled
The ownership of 39 Impressionist works had been described as ‘the art controversy of the century’
Morgan’s sale puts subtle power of watercolours on show
A Scully abstract from 1996 is one of many watercolours in a collection also spanning sketches, oils and sculpture