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    30 Year Old Black Bowmore Sets an Auction Record

    A rare 30-year-old bottle of Black Bowmore single malt has been sold for a record £11,900 ($16,820) at auction. This is the second release of three, all distilled in 1964 and matured within single Oloroso sherry casks before being bottled in the mid-nineties. ‘We were expecting some high bids for this incredible whisky,’ said Sean […] More

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    Picasso’s ‘Femme Assise’ Broke Auction Record at $63.7 Million

    Picasso’s ‘Femme Assise’ sold for $63.7 million ($20 million more than its estimated price) at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday, making it the most expensive Cubist painting ever sold at auction. This artwork was painted in the summer of 1909, when the artist traveled to the remote Spanish village of Horta de Ebro and was […] More

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    Egon Schiele’s Houses with Colorful Laundry Sells for Record $40.1 Million

    Sotheby’s auctioneer sold a rare cityscape by Austrian artist Egon Schiele There was a world auction record for Egon Schiele at Sotheby’s on June 22. His Häuser mit bunter Wäsche (Vorstadt II) / Houses with Colorful Laundry (Suburb II) made £24,6 million ($40.1 million) almost double the previous auction record for the Austrian artist. Despite the […] More

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    Lady Blunt, a Rare Stradivarius Violin Sets $15.9 Million Auction Record to Help Japan Quake Relief

    A rare Stradivarius violin has smashed the world record after selling for $15.9 million at a London A Rare Stradivarius Violin from 1721 sold to an anonymous bidder for a record £9.8 million ($15.9 million) at auction in a charity sale for Japanese disaster relief. Tarisio, the online auction house for fine instruments, sold the Lady Blunt […] More

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    Jeff Koons’ Pink Panther Sculpture Sells for Meager $16.8 Million

    Jeff Koons’ iconic Pink Panther sculpture has fetched $16.8 million at the Sotheby’s Spring Sale of Contemporary Art. The 1988 porcelain sculpture of a blonde woman hugging a pink panther toy it was earlier expected to sell for between $20 million and $30 million. There were three editions made of the work, the one at Tuesday’s […] More

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    Jeff Koons’ Iconic Pink Panther Sculpture to Highlight Sotheby’s Spring Sale of Contemporary Art

    Jeff Koons’ Iconic Pink Panther Sculpture Jeff Koons’ iconic sculpture of a Pink Panther hugging a bare-breasted blonde is estimated to bring $20 million to $30 million at Sotheby’s Spring Sale of Contemporary Art auction on May 10. The porcelain sculpture is the artist’s proof from an edition of three with the other examples in the Museum […] More

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    Exceptional Single-Owner Collection Totals £93.5/$150.5/€110.3 million at Sotheby’s

    Francis Bacon’s Triptych of Lucian Freud Sells for £23/$37/€27 million Salvador Dalí Portrait Fetches £13.5/$21.7/€15.9 million WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST & ANY SURREALIST WORK OF ART LONDON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011 – Tonight, Sotheby’s single-owner sale of Modern and Contemporary art, Looking Closely: A Private Collection, was held in a charged saleroom where […] More

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    18th Century Mahogany Bureau Table Achieves a Stunning $5.7 Million at Christie’s

    MASTERFULLY CARVED TABLE BY NEWPORT’S MOST CELEBRATED CABINETMAKER SETS A NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE FORM New York – An 18th century mahogany bureau table carved by Newport’s most celebrated cabinetmaker sold for a stunning $5.7 million at Christie’s New York on Friday, January 21, placing it among the highest auction prices ever realized […] More

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    RM Auctions Kicks Off 2011 Calendar with Record $30.8 Million Arizona Sale

    – RM Auctions continues strong track record in Phoenix, Arizona posting almost $31 million in sales – Sales tally represents highest results ever achieved in event’s 12 year history – Top-seller: rare 1949 Ferrari 166MM Barchetta by Touring brings $1,870,000 – Four automobiles break magic million dollar mark – 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupe achieves new […] More