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Giant Elephant Bird Egg at Christie’s

Massive fossilized elephant bird egg up for auction in London

The elephant birds, which were giant ratites native to Madagascar, have been extinct since at least the 17th century and the reasons for and timings of their extinctions remain unclear. And, now, a giant egg from this bird goes under the hammer at Christie’s in London during a Travel and Science sale on April 24. […]

Over $7.5 Million Sold in Dallas Coin Signature Auction

Over $7.5 Million Sold in Dallas Coin Signature Auction

Rare, high grade gold coins were the highlights as Heritage Austions’ Dallas 2013 March 21-22 and 24 US Coin Signature Auction brought in over $7.6 million to its happy consignors. All prices include a 17.5% Buyer’s Premium. The top coin in the auction, selling for $129,250, was a proof 1861 eagle, at Proof 64 Cameo […]

$5.3 Million Asteroid Used to Cure Meat for Over 30 Years

Asteroid used as ham press by Spanish farmer for 30 years worth $5.3 million

When Faustino Asensio Lopez, Spanish farmer has found the massive rock back in 1980, he didn’t even dream that could be an asteroid worth a whopping $5.3 million. To be more ironically, Lopez and his family members used it to cure meat (ham press) for over 30 years, since they believed the rock is military […]

Take A Shower In Style With Sensory Sky From Dornbracht

Dornbracht Sensory Sky Shower

Take a shower with style. Sensory Sky, Dornbracht makes showering a unique experience that touches all the senses. Created by Sieger Design for Dornbracht, Sensory Sky has a wide and flat shower head with separate sprinklers for head and body and a “rain curtain” that creates a solid wall of water. There’s also a nozzle […]

Madame Matisse au Kimono by Andre Derain Highlight at Christie’s

Madame Matisse au Kimono by Andre Derain Highlight at Christie's

A rare portet, Madame Matisse au kimono by Andre Derain will be the highlight at Christie’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on May 8 in New York. Derain’s portrait of Matisse’s wife from 1905 was painted during the first of two summers he spent with Henri Matisse in Collioure, a French Mediterranean fishing […]

Exceptional Works from Jacques Dupin’s Collection at Christie’s Paris

Exceptional Works from Jacques Dupin's Collection at Christie's Paris

Exceptional works from the collection of French poet Jacques Dupin will go on sale from May 28 (Impressionist and Modern Art sale) to June 4 (Post-War and Contemporary Art sale), at Christie’s Paris. Mr. Dupin, who died last October aged 85, as both a poet and an art dealer had a wide circle of friends, […]

Bentley Mulsanne Debuts at New York Motor Show

2014 Bentley Mulsanne

British luxury car the Bentley Mulsanne is ready for its North American debut at New York Motor show. A range of new luxury features have been added to the Mulsanne offering a new suite of entertainment and communication system options. Bentley added the latest technological developments, with picnic tables designed for an iPad and wireless […]