We have been wearing brooches since the Bronze Age, and after decades in the wilderness they are bang back in vogue. At the Milan fashion shows this month Prada, Marni and Emporio Armani pinned them on lapels, collars, waistbands and hairbands.
Fine Arts /
Whyte’s first online only auction this week offers 148 lots of affordable art by artists as diverse as Warhol and Markey Robinson, with estimates ranging from €50 to €3,000.
This week at Sheppard’s, if it glisters, chances are that it’s gold, from an 18-carat Tiffany gentleman’s wristwatch (€3,000-€5,000) to the holy grail of our national sport, the All-Ireland hurling winner’s medal won by Ned Gilmartin of Galway in 192
Headline lots at Sheppard’s in March put the focus on the Age of Enlightenment. The star piece of furniture is a magnificent walnut, herringbone and satinwood inlaid chest-on-chest, circa 1720. Of exceptional honey colour and in original condition, i