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Rare 1719 Stradivarius Viola Could Fetch Over $45 Million at Sotheby’s

Sotheby's to sell rare Stradivarius viola in private sale; could bring over $45 million

A rare 1719 Stradivarius viola, considered to be one of the finest in existence, is expected to fetch over $45 million at Sotheby’s auction on June 25. Made by the famed Italian artisan Antonio Stradivari, this instrument is one of two violas by Antonio Stradivari still in private hands. The other is held in the […]

Rare One-cent Magenta Postage Stamp from 1856 Could Fetch $20 Million at Sotheby’s

1856 one-cent stamp may sell for $20 million, making it the costliest

Rare one-cent magenta postage stamp printed in what was then British Guiana in 1856 is expected to fetch a record price of $10 -$20 million at Sotheby’s auction in New York this June. The stamp was most recently owned by the estate of murderer John du Pont, who died aged 72 in a Pennsylvania prison […]

Baron Safe Box by Boca do Lobo

This $80K Steampunk inspired Baron Safe-Box by Boca do Lobo is a treat for the eyes

Luxury safes can be unique art pieces, made with the most valuable materials. So, Boca do Lobo Design Studio surpassed the concept of security with its designers’ and master artisans’ new creation. Part of its Private Collection, Baron Safe is designed in a Victorian futuristic style and inspired by traditional Swiss watch making techniques. This […]

Francesco Guardi’s Masterpiece at Christie’s London Sale

Venice, the Bacino di San Marco with the Piazzetta and the Doge’s Palace

For the first time in over a century, masterpiece by the celebrated Venetian painter Francesco Guardi is set to be sold at Christie’s London Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale, on Tuesday 8 July. Painted circa 1780, ‘Venice, the Bacino di San Marco with the Piazzetta and the Doge’s Palace’ is estimated at £8-10 […]

Smeg Gold Retro Fridge with Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski studded Smeg’s Gold Retro fridge is home adornment

It’s time for some huge gold in your kitchen. There is no better kitchen appliance for being in gold then refrigerator. Let us introduce you Smeg Gold Retro – unique fridge which will refresh your lovely place and will be the object of admiration of your dear guests. As the name suggests, the fridge is […]

Higlights from the Clark Family Collection at Christie’s New York Spring Sale

An American Dynasty: The Clark Family Treasures to be offered at Christie's New York Spring 2014

Wide range of very worth collectors items belonged to Senator W. A. Clark and Huguette Clark, Reclusive Copper Heiress will be offered by Christie’s Auction house at its New York Spring 2014 sale. The approximately 400 pieces from Huguette Clark’s collection are expected to fetch more than $50 million at two New York sales in […]

Christie’s First Auction Dedicated to Comics

CHRISTIE’SLAUNCHESITSFIRST SALEDEDICATED TO COMICSIN PARTNERSHIP WITHDANIEL MAGHENON APRIL 5TH2014

Christie’s is launching its first auction dedicated to comics on 5 April 2014, in partnership with the renowned collector and gallery owner: Daniel Maghen. Approximately 370 comic boards, drawings, original editions will be offered at sale and the entire selection is expected to realise in the region of €3 million ($4,13 million). Francois de Ricqles, […]