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Gerhard Richter’s Photo-painting of Lake Lucerne Lead Christie’s Auction

Gerhard Richter’s Photo-painting of Lake Lucerne Lead Christie's Auction

In February 2015, Christie’s will host the Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction, which is led by Gerhard Richter’s Vierwaldstätter See (Lake Lucerne), 1969, a sublime photo-painting of the famous Swiss Lake, held in the same private collection since 1973 (estimate on request). The painting is the largest of a distinct series of four views of […]

Christie’s Offers 17th-Century Porcelains from Private Collection

Christie's Offers 17th-Century Porcelains from Private Collection

Twice a year, in March and September, major auction houses and galleries in New York City host Asia Week, a jam-packed roster of shows, auctions, lectures, and related events. At this year’s New York Asia Week, March 2015, Christie’s will offer an important private collection of superb Chinese porcelain. An Era of Inspiration: 17th-Century Porcelains […]

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Auction in New York

Christie's Magnificent Jewels Auction in New York

Christie’s New York will offer over 300 lots in their Magnificent Jewels auction on December 10 at its flagship Rockefeller Center saleroom. From rare and important colored and colorless diamonds, superb gemstones, natural pearls, signed and period jewels, the auction features elegant creations from famed jewelry houses such as Boivin, Boucheron, BVLGARI, Cartier, Fouquet, Graff, […]

Bacchic Figure Supporting The Globe Leading Christie’s Inaugural New York Exceptional Sale

Bacchic Figure Supporting The Globe Leading Christie's Inaugural New York Exceptional Sale

On 11 December 2014 Christie’s will hold its inaugural Exceptional Sale in New York. Since its inception at Christie’s London in 2008, The Exceptional Sale is a highly selective offering of the finest furniture, silver, ceramics, clocks and sculpture from classic periods – as well as for cultural icons of the modern age. This year’s […]

Edouard Manet ”Spring” Portrait At Christie’s Auctions

Edouard Manet ''Spring'' Portrait At Christie's Auctions

Picture of French impressionist Édouard Manet “Spring” will be sold at auction in New York on November 5, and the starting price is $35 Million, according to auction house Christie’s. “Spring“, which represents a Parisian actress Jeanne Demarsy in colored dress, was first presented at the Paris Salon in 1882. The canvas is owned by […]

Gold-Plated Aston Martin DB5 Model at Christie’s Charity Auction

Gold-Plated Aston Martin DB5 Model at Christie's Charity Auction

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger, the first James Bond movie, Christie’s in London is selling off a selection of memorabilia related to the movie in a special online charity auction which began on Monday. The higlight of the auction is definitely Gold Plated Aston Martin DB5, one-third-scale replica of the model. This replica […]

Christie’s Online Auction Offers to Win Overnight Stay at Downton Abbey

Bid for overnight stay at Highclere Castle begins at $16,800 courtesy of Christie’s

Christie’s is offering you a chance to win an overnight stay at Highclere Castle – the English estate which was featured in the period drama Downtown Abbey on PBS. Bids will start at £10,000 (about $16,800) and Christie’s estimates the overnight stay could go for as much as £15,000 (about $25,000). Funds raised will go […]