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    Napoleon’s ‘Marly Rouge’ Service At Auction

    The name Rockefeller is often taken as synonymous with collector and on May 8, Christie’s will offer the exquisitely expansive treasury of Peggy and David Rockefeller at auction. Among 253 lots of English and Continental furnishings owned by David and Peggy Rockefelle certainly stands out The ‘Marly Rouge‘ Service: circa 1807-09. Painted with scattered butterflies, […] More

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    Carole King’s Piano At Christie’s Auction

    Christie’s will offer Carole King’s piano which she used to write her hits at its The Exceptional Sale in New York, scheduled for April 20th. It’s about 1924 model ‘M’ Steinway piano which popular singer-songwriter used to compose numerous hits, including Sweet Seasons and Been to Canaan, and it is pictured on the cover of […] More

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    Abraham Lincoln’s Letter Could Fetch $700,000 At Auction

    Rare artifacts from Abraham Lincoln are going to the auction block tomorrow in New York City. Among the items up for bid is a letter signed “A. Lincoln” discusses the issue of slavery. Its presale estimate is $500,000 to $700,000. Lincoln composed the letter in preparation for seven forthcoming debates with Democratic incumbent Stephen Douglas. […] More

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    Van Gogh’s Canvas Sold For Whopping $81,3 Million

    Van Gogh’s canvas was the star of  Christie’s auction in New York  which reaped a whopping $479,3 million overall. The 1889 painting, “Laboureur dans un champ,” fetched $81,3 million, after a four minute bidding war. It had been estimated to bring in $50 million at Christie’s evening sale of Impressionist and modern art in New […] More

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    Largest Diamond Ever Offered At Auction Achieved Record Price

    The largest diamond to date offered at auction was sold in Geneva for almost $34 million, which is the world record, said Christie’s auction house. An extraordinary 163.41-carat flawless D color diamond, suspended from an emerald and diamond necklace called The Art of Grisogono, was sold for $33,8 million (€28,7 million), the auction house said, […] More

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    Diamond Belonged To Louis XIV And Napoleon At Auction

    Christie’s auction house said it would offer a legendary 19-carat diamond that was once owned by French rulers, including Louis XIV and Napoleon. The “Le Grand Mazarin”, a 19.07-carat light pink diamond, was auctioned only once, on the famous sale of French crown jewels in 1887. Christie’s chairman for Europe and Asia Francois Curiel said […] More

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    Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi Goes Under The Hammer

    The last remaining Leonardo da Vinci painting in private hands will be offered at auction next month. The New York auction house Christie’s, announced that Salvator Mundi (Latin for “Savior of the World”) will be offered for an estimated £75 million ($100 million) next month – 60 years after it was sold for £45 ($60). […] More

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    Audrey Hepburn’s Personal Collection At Christie’s Auction

    Here is a once in a lifetime chance to acquire personal items treasured by the acting and fashion legend and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn. This September, Christie’s in London will offer collectors a series of personal items owned by one of the most beloved stars in the history of film and fashion. The auctions will include […] More

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    Kim Kardashian Is New Owner Of Jackie Kennedy’s Cartier Watch

    Kim Kardashian reportedly attended the Rare Watches and American Icons sale at Christie’s on June 21, where she secretly spent $379,500 on a watch that once belonged to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The watch was projected to go for $120,000 – but Kardashian more than tripled that. Manufactured in 1962, the 18k gold, square-shaped watch, deemed […] More

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    Record Price For White Crocodile Leather Bag

    French fashion house Hermes exceeded the world auction record, since their bag was sold for $380,000 in Hong Kong, said the auction house Christie’s. The auction house didn’t identify the buyer of matte white ‘Himalaya’ Birkin bag made from crocodile skin. The bag was made in 2014 and has a 18-carat buckle, and is decorated with […] More

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    Unusual Magritte For $17,5 Million At Auction

    One of the largest paintings by Surrealist master Rene Magritte could set a record for the artist when it is goes up for sale with an estimated price of 14 million pounds ($17.5 million). Magritte’s “La Corde Sensible” (“Heartstrings”) will be auctioned in London on Feb. 28, and will go on display at Christie’s London […] More

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