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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

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

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 […]

Heiress’s First Edition Copy of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” Sold for $305,000

A rare first edition copy of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” that belonged to reclusive copper heiress Huguette Clark sold for $305,000 at auction this week along with several other rarities, including two first edition Charles Dickens books. That was more than twice Christie’s estimate of $100,000 to $150,000, and it marked a world auction […]

Luxury Penthouse in Iconic One Hyde Park on Sale for $55 Million

Of course you know One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge – a major residential and retail complex located in London, U.K. Few days ago, one penthouse in this luxury apartment complex was sold for a record breaking $296 million. Now, you can join the list of wealthy residents, since one more luxury apartment has been listed by […]

$1,2 Million for Vintage Rolex – New World Record

Christie’s brought the hammer down on the most expensive Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. Rare 1949 Oyster Perpetual Rolex was auctioned for a price of $1,2 million and thus set a new world record. This vintage Rolex was expected to sell for between $570,000 and $1.13 million, but strong bidding on Monday pushed the […]

Christie’s Set a Record by Selling $745 Million Worth of Art

Christie’s set a record on Tuesday night in New York by selling $745 million worth of post-war and contemporary art. Renowned auction house sold more than 10 works worth over $20 million, including Barnett Newman’s “Black Fire I” and Francis Bacon’s “Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards” that broke the $80 million mark. […]