James Adam and Sons Ltd, trading as Adam's, is Ireland's leading Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers. Founded in 1887, it is situated in the heart of Dublin on St Stephen's Green.

Over the last century the company has developed its expertise in many fields and currently offer specialist sales ranging from Important Irish Art, Fine Period Furniture, Silver & Object's Of Vertu, Contemporary & Modern Art, Militaria & Memorabilia as well as Vintage Wine Sales and are adept at the appraisal and sale of private collections.

Adam's also off er a comprehensive valuation service for the purposes of insurance, probate, family division etc. Adam's is proud of its relationship with its clientele and as a privately held company, can off er flexible and competitive terms. Numerous world records have been achieved in these salerooms, particularly in the sale of Irish art. Today, James Adam & Sons, is one of the fastest growing companies in its field, offering a service of distinction as Ireland's principal auction house.

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Objects "Adam's"


A CITRINE AND GOLD PENDANT ON CHAIN, BY RUDOLF HELTZEL, CIRCA 1978, The central round-shaped citrine, within a surround of alternate polished wavy and straight rays, to a link and bar-chain, mounted in 18K gold, with maker's mark 'RH', hallmarked Dublin 1978, pendant length 5.7cm, chain length 53cm, Cataloguing ************, In 1966 the celebrated jewellery designer, left his native Berlin for Ireland, settling in Kilkenny where he established his own family run workshop. Hetzel was invited by the Irish Export Board and set about organising studio workshops for training in techniques of working with both gold and silver. His career spans six decades, encompassing a multi-disciplined approach of traditional forms of hand-carved production alongside innovations in the technology of design. There is a strong distinctive design process to his work - combining precious gemstones with metal - his pieces take on an almost abstract sculptural aesthetic. However, jewellery design, by its very nature comes from a living, physical material and as an item to be worn; it should be functional and complementary to the wearer. Hetzel, s jewellery, no matter how diverse in its original inspiration is always distinctly recognisable. Since the beginning of his career in Ireland, Hetzel has always been interested in sharing his knowledge and experience. His long-standing position within the Irish craft market has allowed him to establish training opportunities for jewellery makers dedicated to keeping ancient traditional skills aliveRead more

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510 GBP

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26 St Stephen's Green
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: + 353 1 676 0261