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Book of Hours Leading at Christie’s London Sale of Rare and Important Manuscripts

Previously unrecorded Book of Hours, illuminated throughout by the Master of Claude de France will be the highlight of upcoming Christie’s London sale of Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books. Estimated to fetch £500,000 – 800,000 ($800,000 – 130,000), this jewel of a manuscript comes from the property of a Scottish nobleman and has royal provenance; […]

Picasso Ceramics at Christie’s First-ever Online-only Auction

A selection of Picasso Ceramics will be offered at Christie’s first-ever online-only auction from 15-29 October 2013. This sale features a strong selection of unique pieces and some of the artist’s most beautiful works in editions, representing a particular moment in Picasso’s oeuvre. A highlight of the sale is a complete set of 13 plates […]

Christie’s Could Sell Andy Warhol’s Mercedes Benz Masterpiece for $16 Million

Andy Warhol’s Mercedes-Benz W196 R Grand Prix Car (Streamlined Version, 1954), executed in 1986, one of his greatest works goes under the hammer on November 12 as part of Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York. This monumental work of nearly fourteen feet tall which was produced for the Daimler Art Collection on the […]

Hermès’ One-of-a-kind Passe-Guide Handbag for Spain at Christie’s Online Charity Auction

A special version of the iconic ‘Passe-Guide’ handbag representing Spanish culture, designed by Couli Jobert, creative director at Hermès leather will be sold at Christie’s online charity auction. The auction began on 7 October 2013 and the bag will be sold to the highest bidder on 21 October 2013. The proceeds of the sale will […]

World’s Largest Fancy Vivid Orange Diamond at Christie’s Geneva

World’s largest fancy vivid orange diamond will be offered at Christie’s auction of Magnificent Jewels to be held in Geneva on 12 November 2013. The 14.82-carat diamond which is also the largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever to appear at auction is expected to fetch  $17 – 20 million at the sale. Pure orange stone, […]

Henry Moore’s bronze Reclining Figure 1969-1970 Leading at Christie’s Evening Sale

Henry Moore’s bronze Reclining Figure, created in 1969-1970, will be highlight at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, scheduled for November 5th. Measuring over 11 feet, this is the largest single-piece sculpture on this theme which Moore ever created. This monumental bronze will be prominently displayed outside at Christie’s plaza in Rockefeller Center in […]

Andy Warhol’s Coca-Cola (3) Painting Is Expected To Fetch $60 Million

Andy Warhol is one of the greatest figures of popular culture, the American painter, director, writer, actor. In the 1960s Warhol was one of the most successful advertising illustrator and became one of America’s most famous artists. Warhol had done previously impossible, he combined the art with commercial art, and created popular culture, pop art. […]