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Sotheby’s London Establishes World Record Price at Auction For Egon Schiele...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Sotheby's auctioneer sold a rare cityscape by Austrian artist Egon Schiele for a record 24.7 million pounds ($40.1 million) at a London auction on Wednesday. The auction house had expected to fetch between 22 and 30 million pounds fo...

Don Presley Presents Fine Estate Antiques Plus Hollywood’s Famous Dueling Laugh...

ORANGE, CA.- Exquisite antiques, fine furniture and objets d’art from several southern California estates will merge with the final offering of Continental furniture and decorations from the Steven Thomas antiques firm at Don Presley’s June 2...

Sotheby’s Breaks Auction Record for a Work by Stanley Spencer Twice...

LONDON (REUTERS).- The auction record for a work by British artist Stanley Spencer fell twice in one sale at Sotheby's on Wednesday, while a Lucian Freud picture on paper also set a new high. Seven works by Spencer, described by the auctioneer as one ...

Christie’s Raises HK$36 Million for The Nature Conservancy with Sale of...

HONG KONG.- Tremendous applause broke out as the hammer came down on the last picture at Christie’s Evening Sale of Asian Contemporary Art on 28 May 2011. The Leopard by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi (born 1964), sold for HK$36...

NGC MS65 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar and Huge Gold Nugget lead...

DALLAS, TX.- Silver dollars and golden treasures are among the most important highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Official Auction of the June 2011 Long Beach Expo, with floor sessions held June 2-3 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, ...

artnet Auctions Announces Launch of New Design Department

NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions announces the launch of a new 20th and 21st century design department headed by Brent Lewis, former Christie’s specialist and auctioneer and gallery director at Moss. New design lots go live each week, providing a co...

Large Scale Plan of The Titanic Up for Bids at Henry...

LONDON (AP).- A large-scale plan of the Titanic, prepared for the official inquiry into the ship's sinking, is being offered at an auction in Britain. Henry Aldridge & Son auctioneers estimates that the 32.5-foot-long (9.9-meter) cross-section of the s...

Sotheby’s Sets New Auction Record for American Indian Art with War...

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s set a new record for a piece of American Indian Art at auction when an Oglala Sioux Beaded and Fringed Hide War Shirt which once belonged to the famous and celebrated Sioux Chief, Black Bird sold to an anonymous buyer for ...

Bonhams Auctioneer to Sell Cream of South Africa’s Wine at 37th...

NEDERBURG.- “Exclusivity”, “prestige” and “ultimate indulgence” are just some of the expressions that come to mind when a selection of more than 160 of South Africa's finest wines come together with the sole purpose of goi...

Spring Art Sales Wrap at Phillips de Pury & Company with...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Spring art auctions ended on Thursday with another big Andy Warhol sale when "Liz #5" sold for $27 million at Phillips de Pury's $99 million contemporary art sale. The pop artist's iconic portrait of the late actress Elizabeth Tay...

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