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Cartier Necklace with World’s Most Expensive Jade $27.44 Million

Few days ago, in Hong Kong, Cartier showcased world’s most expensive jade necklace. This magnificent necklace was the top lot at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale where achieved $27,44 million. The precious accessory, which belonged to Barbara Hutton, is back in the home after the French fashion house had managed to win the […]

The Only Surviving Manuscript of Rachmaninov’s Greatest Symphony at Sotheby’s

The Only surviving manuscript of Rachmaninov’s greatest symphony goes under the hammer. This truly remarkable musical rarity, Sergei Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony in E Minor, OP.27 will be offered on sale by Sotheby’s on 20th May 2014. The 320-page document that was assumed lost for nearly a century could fetch £1 million – £1,5 million ($1,6 […]

Nicolas De Staël’s Composition 1950 Highlight at Sotheby’s

Nicolas De Staël’s impressive Composition 1950, last shown in public at the Pompidou Centre’s De Staël retrospective in 2003 will be one of the highlights at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on June 3. This offer coincides with the centenary of the birth of Nicolas de Staël (1914-55). This monumental oil on canvas (6ft 7in […]

The Tavern Island in Connecticut That Comes With Its Own CANNON on Sale for $11 Million

Tavern Island is a three-and-a-half acre island off the coast of Connecticut. But what sets it apart is that it comes complete with its own cannon and now can be yours if you have $11 million. The island is spread across three-and-a-half acres and has round-the-clock access via a mainland cottage. Built more than a […]

One of the World’s Largest Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamonds at Sotheby’s Geneva Auction

Sotheby’s will be auctioning a one-of-a-kind yellow diamond at its Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva on May 13, 2014. The 100.90 carat Graff Vivid Yellow is one of the largest fancy vivid yellow diamonds in the world. This rare gem is expected to fetch between $15 and $25 million. Described as having […]

Rare 1719 Stradivarius Viola Could Fetch Over $45 Million at Sotheby’s

A rare 1719 Stradivarius viola, considered to be one of the finest in existence, is expected to fetch over $45 million at Sotheby’s auction on June 25. Made by the famed Italian artisan Antonio Stradivari, this instrument is one of two violas by Antonio Stradivari still in private hands. The other is held in the […]

John Lennon’s Largest Collection of Art Works Goes Under the Hammer

The largest collection of John Lennon’s artworks ever appeared on the market will go under the hammer by Sotheby’s in New York on June 4. All Beatles fan will have a chance to bid on Lennon’s Lennon drawings, poems and prose. “Including 89 lots ranging from $500 to $70,000, this is the largest private collection […]