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Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe at...

LONDON.- This major exhibition brings together for the first time some of the finest sacred treasures of the medieval age. It features over 150 objects drawn from more than 40 institutions including the Vatican, European church treasuries, museums from...

Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe at...

LONDON.- This major exhibition brings together for the first time some of the finest sacred treasures of the medieval age. It features over 150 objects drawn from more than 40 institutions including the Vatican, European church treasuries, museums from...

Treasures of Alleged Ponzi Schemer Stanford Auctioned

By: Deborah Quinn Hensel HOUSTON (REUTERS).- While Texas financier Allen Stanford awaits trial on charges of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme, hordes of buyers waited on Saturday at a sweltering warehouse for an auction of his possessions. People line...

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewels, Art, Fashion and Memorabilia to Be Auctioned at...

NEW YORK, NY.- Elizabeth Taylor's renowned collection of jewelry, works of art, clothing and memorabilia will be sold at a series of auctions, Christie's said on Saturday. "Christie's will be selling the historic collection of Elizabeth Taylor," who di...

Late Queen Juliana’s Attic Sale Draws Crowds of Royal Fans at...

AMSTERDAM (AP).- From threadbare armchairs to marble mantel clocks, garden furniture to a silver pocket knife, thousands of the late Dutch Queen Juliana's possessions are going under the hammer in an attic sale fit for a king. The four-day auction by S...

Late Queen Juliana’s Attic Sale Draws Crowds of Royal Fans at...

AMSTERDAM (AP).- From threadbare armchairs to marble mantel clocks, garden furniture to a silver pocket knife, thousands of the late Dutch Queen Juliana's possessions are going under the hammer in an attic sale fit for a king. The four-day auction by S...

Previously Unknown Copy of Rare Book of Poems by Blake for...

LONDON.- A previously unknown copy of a very rare book of early poems by William Blake is for auction at the Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs sale at Bonhams in London on 22 March. It is estimated at between £60,000-80,000. The poem...

‘t Welvaren van Siparipabo’: Rijksmuseum Acquires Surinamese "Occasional Glass"

AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has acquired an extremely rare 18th-century glass engraved with a scene depicting the Surinamese sugar plantation Siparipabo and the text ‘t welvaren van Siparipabo’ [‘The Prosperity of Siparipabo’]. The...

California Warehouse Fire Began in Neil Young’s Car

SAN CARLOS (AP).- A fire at a San Francisco Bay area warehouse where singer-songwriter Neil Young stored memorabilia started in a vintage car the singer had converted into a hybrid vehicle in a much publicized project to promote fuel-efficiency, author...

Babe Ruth Home Run Ball Goes for $264,500 at the Louisville...

LOUISVILLE (AP)- The ball Babe Ruth hit for his 702nd career home run fetched $264,500 during an auction Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Museum. Ruth hit the home run in 1934 and later signed the ball. It had been passed down by three generations o...

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