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Very Rare Imperial Chinese Screen Could Fetch $2 Million at Bonhams

An extremely rare Imperial Chinese twelve-leaf screen made up of 64 porcelain panels will be highlight at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art sale in London on May 15. A 200-year-old decorative screen originally owned by a Chinese emperor which depicts tales from Chinese mythology is estimated to sell for £800,000 to £1.2 million ($1,35 to $2 […]

Jackson Pollock’s Masterpiece Could Fetch $20 Million at Christie’s

Jackson Pollock’s masterpiece, Number 5 (Elegant Lady), painted in 1951, will be sold by Christie’s in New York on May 13. The painting which was bought by the German power company E.ON SE’s predecessor company Veba AG for about 1 million Deutsche marks ($500,000) in 1980 could now fetch $15 million to $20 million. Proceeds […]

The World’s Most Expensive Mountain Bike Made Of Gold

US company The House of Solid Gold in cooperation with Veloworx Bicycles made ​​the most expensive bike in the world. The entire bike is covered with 24-carat gold and costs a whopping 1 million dollars. For its preparation was required 750 hours and this is the first of the 13 pieces how many they plan […]

Ride In London’s First Lamborghini Cab

The capital of England is known for many things. There are the Buckingham Palace, the London “Eye” and the black taxi vehicles. Recently, another black cab cruising the London causing quite a reaction. Thanks to the company “Pure Rally” London has got another taxi vehicle. In black of course, with a distinctive yellow TAXI sign […]

The Only Surviving Manuscript of Rachmaninov’s Greatest Symphony at Sotheby’s

The Only surviving manuscript of Rachmaninov’s greatest symphony goes under the hammer. This truly remarkable musical rarity, Sergei Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony in E Minor, OP.27 will be offered on sale by Sotheby’s on 20th May 2014. The 320-page document that was assumed lost for nearly a century could fetch £1 million – £1,5 million ($1,6 […]

Pablo Picasso’s Important Ceramics on Sale at Sotheby’s London

Sotheby’s London is offering “Important Ceramics by Pablo Picasso” on May 7, featuring 170 lots of Picasso ceramics ranging in estimates from £400 ($670) to £60,000 ($100,000). The sale includes plates, vases, jugs, bowls and tiles designed by Picasso, depicting a range of classical and mythical forms alongside portraits of animals and people, as well […]

Nicolas De Staël’s Composition 1950 Highlight at Sotheby’s

Nicolas De Staël’s impressive Composition 1950, last shown in public at the Pompidou Centre’s De Staël retrospective in 2003 will be one of the highlights at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on June 3. This offer coincides with the centenary of the birth of Nicolas de Staël (1914-55). This monumental oil on canvas (6ft 7in […]