Auctions

With Major League Baseball playoffs season in full swing, Christie’s hopes to bat a thousand on...
Auction season is in full swing, and this May, all the major players have a glut of rare and highly collectible pieces ready for the upcoming sales scheduled for Geneva and New York. That said, many...
The upcoming Phillips Geneva Watch Auction:FIVE is poised to break sales records, and after a detailed preview and a discussion with Paul Boutros, head of watches for the Americas, we have narrowed...
The New York Magnificent Jewels auction on April 26 features an exciting selection of signed jewels, significant colored gemstones and superb colorless and fancy colored diamonds. With lots ranging...
May is shaping up to be another exciting month in the world of watch auctions. Each of the major players—Bonhams, Christie’s, and Phillips—have announced an incredible roster of rare and noteworthy...
Jewelry auctions are attracting a lot of attention these days for both record-breaking prices and uncovering hard-to-find collectibles or jewels with a fascinating provenance. On April 24, Bonhams in...
A set of rare the Macallan whiskies housed in limited-edition Lalique crystal decanters sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 2 for $993,000—a new world record for any lot of whisky sold at auction...
Christie’s new west coast flagship will open with a major cross-category exhibition of fine art, jewels and watches featuring major artworks by Monet, Picasso, Tamayo, Bacon, Lichtenstein, Warhol,...
After a tense five minutes of bidding, Sotheby’s Hong Kong sold the 59-carat Pink Star diamond to Hong Kong jeweler Chao Tai Fook by phone for $72.1 million—the highest price ever paid for any...
On April 6, Christie’s will present two photographs auctions in New York, including Portrait of a Collector: The John M. Bransten Collection of Photographs at 11am and Photographs Including Property...
With its sleek, abstract form and its eyes tilted slightly towards the heavens, this rare complete idol from Anatolia is set to be a highlight of Classic Week in New York Standing 9 inches high, the...
Having sold Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress , Prince’s handwritten lyrics to the song “I Hope We Work It Out ,” and countless other Hollywood mementos, Julien’s Auctions...
Sotheby’s turned heads when it announced it would auction a 1973 Andy Warhol silkscreen from the artist’s Mao series, based on the portrait of the communist leader Mao Zedong who dominated much of...
Stanley Bard , the longtime part-owner and manager of Manhattan’s legendary Chelsea Hotel , was the consummate patron of the arts. Known for his generous spirit, allowing artists—among them Leonard...
This year, Phillips will host The Odyssey of Collecting: Photographs from Joy of Giving Something Foundation. Over 470 lots from this world-renowned collection of photographs will be on offer in an...
Last November, Heritage Auctions opened up a treasure trove for music buffs. The Dallas-based auction house presented a rare collection of more than 100 original concert posters—featuring Jimi...
Top auction houses from New York and London are kicking off the spring sales season. Find out which gorgeous gems should be on your radar…
Phillips will host New Now on 28 February, the company’s first New York auction of 2017, which will juxtapose works by emerging artists alongside more established 20th century artists, drawing...
During the course of the United States’ 240 years as a nation, it has had 44 presidents, each creating a lasting imprint on the country while adding to the cumulative legacy of the position and its...
Christie’s is pleased to announce Americana Week 2017, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held from January 13-20. The week of sales is comprised of Chinese Export Art on January 18,...
Long a leader in live watch auction sales, Christie’s also offers collectors the chance to engage in private sales of treasured timepieces with the simplicity of online shopping through Christies...
If you’re an auto enthusiast looking for places to go and things to do this month or next, we have some suggestions, including the Southwest—to buy, browse, or present collector cars—and just south...
A stunning example of horologic history found a new steward when an extremely rare Thomas Tompion Gold Pair Cased Quarter Repeating Verge watch sold through Sotheby’s for more than $233,000 on...
A bygone bourbon was responsible for some spirited bidding when 34 bottles of 24-Year-Old Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey sold through Christie’s for $78,000 on December 9 in New York...
As Christie’s UK celebrates 250 years in business, its chairman reflects on the importance of heritage and the dynamic future of collecting. David Armstrong-Jones is known more formally as Viscount...
Christie’s closed out a year that saw uncertainty in both the retail and vintage watch markets with a resounding bang, bringing in more than $8.5 million dollars at its Rare Watches Including...
Half a century after its inception, Christie’s wine department is toasting the occasion with Finest Wines and Spirits: The 5 0th Anniversary Sale . Taking place at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City...
On December 6, the Bonhams Fine Jewelry sale in New York auctioned off 171 lots, including the incredible 17.97-carat rectangular step-cut diamond solitaire ring, which sold to a buyer over the phone...
Harry Potter fans have a chance to own the rarest book that J.K. Rowling ever made. On December 13 in London, Sotheby’s will sell a presentation copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard , which is...
DESIGN | DECEMBER 12 THE COLLECTION OF CHIARA AND FRANCESCO CARRARO | DECEMBER 12 TIFFANY STUDIOS | ONLINE-ONLY | DECEMBER 1-13 Christie’s December sale of Design is taking place on December 12, 2016...

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