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17th Century Kunstkammer Cabinet at Bonhams Auction

17th Century Kunstkammer Cabinet at Bonhams Auction

This extraordinary piece is one of a small group of highly important table-top cabinets made in Augsburg, Germany during the mid-17th century. Standing roughly 85cm high and wide, and made of ebony, silver and Italian pietre dure panels, this ‘Kunstkammer‘ is set to be the star of the Bonhams‘ European Furniture, Sculpture, and Works of […]

Picasso Through the Eyes of a Connoisseur at Sotheby’s

Picasso Through the Eyes of a Connoisseur at Sotheby’s

Picasso Through the Eyes of a Connoisseur, a collection of over 125 etchings, linoleum cuts, paintings, sculptures, lithographs and ceramics by one of the most influential artists of the 20th century will be offered at Sotheby’s auction in November. The offerings begin with a single owner sale of Prints on 3 November 2014 that presents […]

The Largest Collection of Works by Man Ray at Sotheby’s Paris

Man Ray will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Paris on 15 November

Four hundred works presented in nearly 300 lots by Dada and Surrealist icon Man Ray will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Paris on 15 November. This is the first opportunity in over twenty years to acquire works by Man Ray coming directly from the studio of the artist, the artist’s estate. The collection includes […]

Working Apple-1 Computer Sold for Record $905,000 at Bonhams Auction

Working Apple-1 Computer Sold for Record $905,000 at Bonhams Auction

Working Apple-1 computer sold for $905,000 at the History of Science auction at Bonhams New York. This 38-year old working personal computer has achieved twice price of its high estimate, making it the world’s most valuable relic from the computer age. The winning bid went to a smiling representative from the Henry Ford Museum who […]

Rare Aztec Deity of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl at Bonhams Auction

Rare Aztec Deity of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl at Bonhams Auction

Rare Aztec Deity of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl, (circa AD 1450-1521) will be the highlight at Bonhams‘ African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian sale in New York on November 12. The figure, made from a light-green aragonite that depicts Xochipilli wearing the headdress of the crested coxcoxtli, a bird whose open bill frames his face and feathers wrap around Xochipilli’s […]

World’s First Real-life Hoverboard – Hendo Hoverboard

World's First Real-life Hoverboard - Hendo Hoverboard

Ever since Marty McFly ride on his hoverboard in Back to the Future Part II, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a real one. And, the world’s first REAL hoverboard is finally here. It’s called the Hendo hoverboard, and you can currently preorder one on Kickstarter for $10,000. Hendo’s magic lies in its four […]

Holland & Holland’s The Dalmore Chess Set

Holland and Holland launches stunning chess set in collaboration with The Dalmore

“The Royal Gunmaker”, since 1835, Holland & Holland teamed up with renowned Scottish whiskey maker The Dalmore to create a bespoke chess set. Created by Holland & Holland, the limited-edition chess set was designed to display a The Dalmore’s Constellation bottle of whiskey. The Constellation collection is made up of vintages created at The Dalmore’s […]