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A Re-Discovered 1851 Exhibition Center Piece Surtout De Table Emerges From History

1851 Exhibition Center Piece Surtout De Table

When a magnificent, massive silver and gilt bronze Surtout de table, fashioned by famed French silversmith Jean-Valentin Morel (1794-1860) in 1851 for the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in London, comes to auction on December 5 (estimate: over $300,000), it will mark the re-discovery of a true masterpiece of silver […]

Andy Warhol’s Iconic Artworks at Phillips de Pury’s New York Editions Sale


Phillips de Pury & Company will offer total of 327 artworks at its upcoming New York Editions Evening and Day Sale. Its Editions Sale, to be held on October 29th, at the auction house’s 450 Park Ave headquarters includes many important works by some of the most prominent artists, such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, […]

Jessie Willcox Smith and Elvgren Top $3.3 Million Illustration Art Event

Sunday Gardening, The Saturday Evening Post cover by JOHN PHILIP FALTER

The stalwarts of Illustration art, across all aspects of the genre, showed their mettle once again on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America) in Heritage Auction’s $3.3+ million Illustration Art Signature Auction, Heritage’s most successful Illustration event of 2012. “The auction room was packed, the phones were buzzing and the online bids were fast […]

St. Regis Bora Bora Resort Offers $250,000 Wedding Package on Charity Auction

St. Regis Bora Bora Wedding Package

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is partnering with one of Europe’s young fashion sensations, Cecilie Melli, to create the ultimate wedding package, worth $250,000, that will be offered at The Carousel of Hope charity event on October 20th in Beverly Hills. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, the auction event will be hosted by Jay Leno with […]

Maya Marriage of Many in Belize on 12/12/12

Maya Marriage of Many in Belize

Wedding on December 12, 2012 – 12.12.12. Sounds familiar? Recently, we wrote about a Dream Wedding Package for one couple in Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita, to mark the last triple digit date for 100 years. Now, the same cause, the same ceremony, but so different! Actually, this time 12 lucky couples will pronounce […]

Construction of World’s Tallest Skyscraper Extended from 90 to 210 Days

World's Tallest Skyscraper

World’s tallest building is the 828-meter (2716 feet) tall Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai. In June, Chinese Company, Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) announced plans to beat this record, by constructing 10 meter (32 feet) taller skyscraper in only 90 days. Now, 838-meter (2,750 feet) skyscraper, called Sky City will be raised in the Chinese city […]

Celebrity Sperm Donor Service – £15,000 for “Celebrity Baby”

Fame Daddy

For all women who have dreamed to get a child with some celebrity, UK clinic Fame Daddy has prepared a pleasant surprise. For only £15,000 ($24,250), their dream can be realized. So, wannabe mums can pick from a range of “top quality celebrity surrogate fathers” and choose donor dad from the various fields such as […]