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34.64-carat “Princie Diamond” Sold for $39 Million at Christie’s

Rare 34.64-carat pink diamond has been sold for $39,323,750 at Christie's (more than $1 million per carat)

New record for Christie’s auction house! Rare 34.64-carat pink diamond has been sold for $39,323,750 at Christie’s (more than $1 million per carat). Dubbed as “Princie Diamond” is one of the world’s largest pink diamonds and traces its origins back to ancient diamond mines in southern India. This rare priceless gem was allegedly once owned […]

World’s Most Expensive Rolex at Christie’s Sale in Geneva

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3448, MOVEMENT NO. 1'119'580, CASE NO. 332'620, MANUFACTURED IN 1981

On May 13 at Geneva Christie’s auction house will offer at Important Watches sale some of the rarest and most expensive watches in the world. This will be a special treat to scholars, historians and watch collectors. The auction boasts over 100 Patek Philippe Watches and over 100 of the world’s finest and rarest Rolex […]

Grandiose Palazzo di Mare on Vero Beach on Sale for $22.5 Million

Palazzo di Mare

Grandiose Palazzo di Mare, nestled on the idyllic Vero Beach, in Florida still waits for one lucky buyer. This 23,315 square feet European style estate which contrasts to the all American lifestyle of Florida has been listed on sale for $22.5 million. Built in 2001, after 5 years of careful designing and building this magnificent […]

Paintings of Jackson Pollock and Roy Lichtenstein at Christie’s

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Number 19, 1948 Oil and enamel on paper laid down on canvas

On 15 May 2013, Christie’s will offer two masterpieces, Roy Lichtenstein’s Woman with Flowered Hat and Jackson Pollock’s masterwork Number 19, at the Evening Sale of Post-War & Contemporary Art. Jackson Pollock’s Number 19, 1948 (estimate: $25,000,000-$35,000,000), was created during the artist’s most important period, 1947-1950. Using silver, black, and white, accented by vibrant notes of red […]

Giant Elephant Bird Egg at Christie’s

Massive fossilized elephant bird egg up for auction in London

The elephant birds, which were giant ratites native to Madagascar, have been extinct since at least the 17th century and the reasons for and timings of their extinctions remain unclear. And, now, a giant egg from this bird goes under the hammer at Christie’s in London during a Travel and Science sale on April 24. […]

Andy Warhol And Christie’s Achieved $2.3 milion At Online Auction

Andy Warhol's I Love Your Kiss Forever Forever

Christie’s first ever online only sale of Andy Warhol works that ended last Wednesday was a double success. It raised twice as much money as expected, demonstrating that online auctions which Christie’s had mostly used to sell items such as wine and jewelry can be used to sell fine art. Some items were even set […]

Christie’s London Contemporary Prints Sale Led by Munch’s Aquatint

Paul Gauguin's Le Porteur de Féï

Munch’s rare and important colour aquatint will be the highlight of Christie’s upcoming Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints Sale. Among 176 lots with estimates ranging from £3,000 to £700,000 Young Woman on the Beach by Edvard Munch from 1896, estimated at £500,000 – 700,000 ($756,300 – 1,059,000), will certainly attract a lot of attention at […]