Excitement In Laois After €740k Vase Sale

Written 10 months ago by Newsroom

Shipping arrangements are being made after the €740,000 sale of a vase in a Laois auction.

The Chinese piece had a guide price of around €1,000 ahead of the sale at Sheppard’s Auction House in Durrow on Saturday, but attracted plenty of interest from overseas bidders.

It’s believed to be the highest sale price for an art object at a public auction in Ireland, and went to a Paris-based bidder.

Auctioneer Philip Sheppard says there’s great excitement after the sale: