Irish collectables at best value in half a century

Ros Drinkwater: Auctioneers report brisker trade as Irish buyers trickle back to the arts and antiques market.

21st September, 2014
Ros Drinkwater.

The Irish art and antiques market has never been busier and it’s value for money that���s fuelling sales. According to John de Vere White of de Veres, Irish auction houses are offering the best value for money he has seen in half a century. David Britton of Adam’s concurs. “During the boom times the pure collectors disappeared – now they’re back, because of the value on offer. What has always fuelled the market is ‘fresh...

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