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Most Valuable Auction Ever – $412 Million Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction

Christie's Breaks Records With $412 Million Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction

Just day after Sotheby’s auction house had staged its most successful auction in its history, taking $375m (£236m), Christie’s broke this record and ended its Post-War and Contemporary Art event with a total sale of $412.3 million, with 11 artist’s records set! Following the historic evening sale which became the most valuable auction ever in […]

Large Diamonds and Rare Pearls at Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewelry

Oval-Cut Fancy Intense Yellow Internally Flawless Diamond

Christie’s will hold its jewelry auction, on October 16th called “New York Magnificent Jewelry”, that will be Christie’s opening auction of the autumn season. Among 372 lots at upcoming auction, which are expected to achieve more than $35 million, certainly there are a couple of items that stand out as leading – earrings, a pendant […]

Picasso’s “Nature morte aux tulipes” and Warhol’s “Statue of Liberty” Expected to Sell for $35 million Each

Statue of Liberty by Andy Warhol

Pablo Picasso’s “Nature morte aux tulipes” and Andy Warhol’s “Statue of Liberty” will be the highlights of New York autumn sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s. These two works could fetch an estimated price of $35 – $50 million each, when go under the hammer next month. “Nature morte aux tulipes” is actually portrait of Picasso’s young […]

Rare 76-carat Golconda Diamond Could Fetch $15 Million at Christie’s

Archduke Joseph Diamond

One of the most famous diamonds in the world – a 76-carat diamond, perfect in color, with flawless internal clarity is expected to fetch well over $15 million at Christie’s auction in Geneva on November 13th. This stunning gem created an auction sensation when Christie’s Geneva offered it for sale for the first time in November, […]

Recently Discovered Daniel Fahrenheit Original Thermometer Could Fetch $150,000 at Auction

Daniel Fahrenheit Original Mercury Thermometer

Until now was thought that there was only two mercury thermometers invented by the famous physicist, Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in the early 1700s. But, actually, there was three original examples of the Daniel Fahrenheit thermometer in existence, two of which are in the Boerhaave Museum in the Netherlands, and the third one, the only remaining […]

Christie’s First Online-Only Wine Auction – Signature Cellars

Christies-Signature-Cellars

Following a last year’s successful online-only auction for a collection of Elizabeth Taylor jewels which totaled $9.5 million, global auction house, Christie’s is launching a series of online sales for global collectors that will run in parallel with its traditional sales. The beginning of this online sales will mark Christie’s first online-exclusive wine sale in […]

The Lock Painting by John Constable Sells for $35 Million

John Constable's Painting "The Lock"

The Lock, a work by the English painter John Constable has sold for £22,441,250 ($34.2 million), at a Christie’s auction in London last week.  The 56 x 47 inch (142.2 x 120.7 cm) oil on canvas, which depicts rural life in Suffolk, east England, finished in 1824, is the fifth in a celebrated series of six large-scale […]