Friday, October 29, 2010

The Premier Dealers - Welcomes - David Wolfenden Antiques

A Premier Welcome to a Premier Dealer
David Wolfenden Antiques
is famous for his collection
of fine quality antique Walnut,
Rosewood and Mahogany 19th century furniture
David also stocks antique carved oak, porcelain, silver and jewellery.
Established in 1985 by David Wolfenden,
David Wolfenden Antiques is situated
very conveniently on the main
Antrim to Ballymena dual carriageway in Northern Ireland.
Click on the Picture to view full details on this
Superb Georgian Sideboard
or visit


Thursday, October 28, 2010

Major Find at Martin Fennelly Antiques - 19th Century Irish Side Table - Arnotts Label - Butlers Dublin

This late 19th Century Irish Mahogany Side Table
in the 18th century style, possibly by
Butlers of Dublin is a real find and
is in spectacular condition. The rectangular
moulded edge top above a shaped apron
centred by a carved Shell on foliate carved
cabriole legs and carved Claw feet,
with a Arnotts. of Dublin Label.
Click the Picture for Full Details
or visit

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Investment News looks Promising for the Art & Antique Market

An increasing number of buyers are turning to the
Arts and Antiques market as an alternative investment,
according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
(RICS) Art and Antiques Survey.

The survey suggests that consumers increasingly
view art and antiques as tangible assets which perform
better than other forms of investment .

Simon Rubinson, RICS chief economist,
observed that the art and antiques market
is buoyant at present, as Britons continue to
invest in material assets during
turbulent economic times

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Iveagh Gallery - Gerard Dillon "The Bathers"

Click the Picture to view full details
on this Gerard Dillon (1916-1971)
"The Bathers"
or visit

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Connaught Antiques - Victorian Oval Top Table

Excellent Quality Victorian Rosewood
Oval Top Centre Table
now in Store at Connaught Antiques
Click The Picture to View full details
or visit

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

SOLD - Martin Fennelly Showrooms - SOLD
Michael Coleman - Oil Painting - Lord Gort's Hunting Lodge - Circa 1970 This Painting is a True Masterpiece of Irish Art and displays brillantly the influence that Nature has on the Mind of Michael throughout his Artisitic Career, which of course is still going strong. This Painting of Lord Gort's hunting lodge was one of Michael's first Oil Paintings and shows the heavy stroke work that is apparent in all his work. The Lodge is in Ballysheedy , Co. Limerick and Michael resided there in the early 1970's. This painting is of the front of the building through the trees and Michael's affinity with Nature and Genius in depicting same is evident at this early stage of his work.
The Home for Irish Art
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Sunday, October 17, 2010

O'Sullivan Antiques - Shop Talk

Click Photo to View Article in 1stdibs
Excellent Article by Susanna Salk of 1stdibs
Click the Picture to view full report and wonderful
Photography by John Gruen
or visit

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Martin Fennelly Antiques - Henry Dasson - Bronze

New in Store at the Martin Fennelly Antiques
Showrooms on Francis Street, Dublin.
This Bronze “The Rape of Proserpine” by the Famed
Henry Dasson is Spectacular and the Quality of casting by
Dasson is truly magnificent.
A contempoary of Paul Sormani and Francois Linke,
Dasson is recoginiesed as one of the most important
French Ebenistes and Bronziers of the last quarter of the 19th Century.
He participated in the Paris Exhibition , Universelle in 1978. He was made Chavalier de la Legion d'Honneur
and won the Grand Prix Artistique at the Paris Exposition
Universelle 1889
Click the Picture for full details
or visit the Premier Home in Dublin for Bronze

Monday, October 11, 2010

Premier, Welcomes - The Iveagh Gallery

A Premier Welcome to Patrick & Andrew O'Driscoll
The Iveagh Gallery
The Iveagh Gallery on Francis Street has both Irish paintings and Sculptures. The Iveagh caters to the specific needs and requirements of both discerning art buyers and the astute investor.
Amongst their collection are works by artists such as Sir John Lavery, Norman Garstin, Augustus Burke, Joseph O'Reilly, Basil Blackshaw, J B Vallely, Gerard Dillon, Charles Harper, Brian Ballard andmany more. A wide range of preferences are catered for through the variety and quality of each piece in our collection.
With over forty years experience in the Irish art world you can be confident of Quality, Condition, Integrity and Guaranteed of Authenticity of each piece of work we have on offer at the Iveagh Gallery.
Click the Picture above to get full details on this Robert Ballagh portrait of Luis Le Brocquy
or visit

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Wedding Bells for a Premier Member

Jeanette and Mark
Have a great Day and best Wishes

from all your Fellow Premier Members

Thursday, October 7, 2010

A Premier Welcome to The Bad Art Gallery

The Bad Art Gallery on Francis Street offers a large selection of contemporary Irish Art. The Irish Artist list is impressive and a visit to The Gallery is a must. Exhibitions run every two months and this Large Gallery has always a Warm and Welcoming feel. Click on the Painting above by Geraldine OReilly - The Boundary Wall - to find out more about this Painting and indeed all the Art and Artists at The Bad Art Gallery
or visit

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Tara Antiques - Late Vict. / Early Edw. Mahogany Partners Desk

Click the Picture to view full details on this
very high quality early 20th cent. Mahogany kneehole Partners Desk.
Fully restored, re-french polished with newly fitted tooled
hide leather writing surface. 16 drawers (nine each side)
Locking side bar with keys. Secret locking compartment with key.Makers stamp ' Garrett & Sons, Warrington' Castors etc.
or visit

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Premier Welcome - Antique Fireplace Restoration

This Fine Pietro Bossi Chimneypiece Circa 1790 is available at Antique Fireplace Restoration. Bossi worked in Dublin from 1785 -1798 and his work is very rare.
This Piece is indeed an Incredible Find by David O'Reilly
(Owner Antique Fireplace Restoration).
Bossi, An Italian Artesan perfected the technique of Inlaying Marble Chimney Pieces with polychrome Scagliola designs.
If you would like more information on this Fireplace or to view the magnificent collection of Fireplaces that are in Store
Contact Antique Fireplace Restoration at their new Beautiful Showrooms at
65 - 66 Francis Street, Dublin
or contact via their website