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    24-Year-Old Bourbon Breaks Record at Christie’s Charity Auction

    One Barrel of Blade and Bow Single Barrel 24 year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (34 bottles and 1 empty whiskey barrel per lot) sold for record $78,000 at Christie’s final sale of 2016, which marks and celebrates Christie’s Wine Department’s 50th Anniversary. Long considered the “Cathedral of Bourbon”, Stitzel-Weller was home to many great […] More

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    Christie’s Comics & Illustrations Auction

    Christie’s auction house and Daniel Maghen have announced their second ‘Comics & Illustrations’ auction of the year, at their Paris location of “Bande Dessinée et Illustration” (Comics and Illustration), scheduled for Saturday 19 November. On this occasion, a selection of 40 highlights from the auction will be on view in London (4-12 October) and Amsterdam […] More

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    Christie’s To Auction Collection of 108 Michelin Guides

    International auction house Christie’s is set to auction off a collection of 108 Michelin Guides dating from 1900 to the present day, including an extremely rare 1939 guide reprinted in 1943 by the American Army. Collectors and food lovers alike will be heading to the Parisian auction house December 5 for a historical sale, when […] More

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    Most Expensive Purse Ever Auctioned – Hermès Birkin Handbag Sold For Over $300,000

    A Hermès Birkin handbag, described as the “rarest, most sought-after, most valuable” of its kind, by Christie’s auction house became the most expensive handbag ever sold at auction, when it was purchased for more than $300,000. The matte white Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin was sold for HK$2.32 million, or $300,168, beating a pre-sale estimate […] More

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    Christie’s Offers First Four Folios Of Shakespeare’s Collected Works

    Christie’s commemorates 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616) with a landmark sale of the first four folios, the first four editions of his collected works. The Folios will be offered in a four-lot auction celebrating the Shakespeare anniversary in London on Wednesday 25 May 2016. The sale is led by an unrecorded […] More

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    James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 From ‘Spectre’ Goes Under Hammer

    Aston Martin has announced that, on 18 February at Christie’s auction in London, will offer for auction a model DB10, one of the two “show car” that were made for the latest movie about the secret agent James Bond (“Spectre”). This particular specimen appeared at the world premiere for the film and carries the signature […] More

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    Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911T At Christie’s Exceptional Sale

    Legendary actor and racing driver Steve McQueen, during the life possessed a large number of cars, and one of them is the Porsche 911, which will soon be up for auction in Paris. This Porsche 911T from 1971, Steve McQueen’s production company originally bought from the Swiss driver Jo “Seppi” Sifert, for a movie “Le […] More

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    Forget Yachts, Billionaires Now Want THIS!

    Billionaires who don’t know how to spend their vast amounts of money will soon be able to purchase no less than their own portable island. Christie’s International Real Estate has announced plans for the world’s first floating islands, which will initially be built in the Maldives. Although the price has not been revealed, a chain […] More

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    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 […] More

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    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 […] More

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    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, […] More

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