Fine Arts

Stunning Irish silverware collection showcases quality craftsmanship

John Weldon’s online Rare Irish Silver Auction presents a range of rare and elegant pieces from makers in Dublin, Cork and Limerick

A rare Irish silver 18th century beer jug with an estimate of €10,000-€15,000

This month, John Weldon Auctioneers presents its Rare Irish Silver Auction, the vast majority of the 206-lot online sale coming from a single private collector.

The auctioneer said it is highly unlikely that we will ever see the likes of this collection again – and from the quality and importance of the pieces, it’s a collection to behold.

The sale offers a fascinating insight into silver from makers in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, into hallmarks ...