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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...

Stradivarius Violin Sold for $16 Million for Japan Relief

TOKYO (AP).- A Japanese music foundation has sold a renowned Stradivarius violin for $16 million at a London auction to raise money for tsunami disaster relief. The nonprofit Nippon Foundation said Tuesday the proceeds from selling the nearly 300-year...

Pablo Picasso Lovers Win Hearts at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Portraits of three different lovers of 20th century master Pablo Picasso fetched the three highest prices at a London auction at Christie's on Tuesday, the first in a key series of art sales over the coming weeks. Top lot on the nigh...

Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Auction to Feature a Broad Variety Of Contemporary,...

LONDON.- Sotheby's London Fine Jewels Auction on Wednesday 13th July 2011 will present for sale a wide variety of wonderful jewels from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Comprising 288 lots and estimated to raise in excess of £1.7 million, the sale p...

Sotheby’s: Record Set for a London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics...

LONDON.- Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art today brought the well-above estimate total of £20,798,725, surpassing pre-sale expectations of £11.5-16.2 million, setting a record for a London auction in this collecti...

Sotheby’s: Record Set for a London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics...

LONDON.- Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art today brought the well-above estimate total of £20,798,725, surpassing pre-sale expectations of £11.5-16.2 million, setting a record for a London auction in this collecti...

Andy Warhol Self-Portrait Fetches $17 Million at Post-War and Contemporary Art...

LONDON (AP).- A self-portrait by Andy Warhol has sold for 10.8 million pounds ($17 million) — double its pre-sale estimate — at a London auction. Christie's says the work had been in a private collection since 1974. It is one of a series of ...

Implications with Sale of the Crosby Garrett Helmet Called for an...

SWANSEA, WALES.- In October 2010 a heavily restored Roman cavalry helmet was auctioned on the London market and fetched 2.2 million GBP (3.6 million USD). The helmet is reported to have been found in fields near the Cumbrian village of Crosby Garrett ...

Pot o’ Gold: Family’s Old Vase Fetches $83 Million at Small...

LONDON (AP).- It was just an old Chinese vase that had been in the family for 80 years. It turned out to be much more. When the intricately painted 18th-century piece went on the block at Bainbridges, a small suburban London auction house, it sold for...

Pot o’ Gold: Family’s Old Vase Fetches $83 Million

LONDON (AP).- It was just an old Chinese vase that had been in the family for 80 years. It turned out to be much more. When the intricately painted 18th-century piece went on the block at Bainbridges, a small suburban London auction house, it sold for...

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