Fine Arts

Top prices and ongoing demand make it a busy June for sales

Regency furniture and outdoor ornaments sold well at auction, while the ongoing fascination with Chinese antiques continued to surprise

Bronze horse and jockey: estimated price €18,000

Last month was a busy one for the fine and decorative arts with all major auction houses bringing treasures to the market with some outstanding prices being achieved illustrating again a solid demand from dealers and collectors for quality and rare pieces.

The week starting June 13 saw the most activity. Victor Mee began the week with a two-day online auction of the contents from the Mill House, Bunclody, Co Wexford, home of the late ...