Auctions

With Major League Baseball playoffs season in full swing, Christie’s hopes to bat a thousand on...
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...
In the horological world, the name Patek Philippe has become synonymous with the type of high-quality craftsmanship yearned for by watch collectors around the world. On December 14, timepiece...
The piano that John Lennon used to compose Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds , A Day in the Life , and other songs from the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album will be auctioned at...
Driven by philanthropy, Ferrari has created a Prancing Horse with a purpose—a one-off LaFerrari to be auctioned through RM Sotheby’s as a benefit to the victims of the recent earthquakes in central...
Three stellar auctions this month are promising plenty of brilliant jewelry designs to brighten the winter nights, from ultra-rare colored gems to exceptional vintage creations and beyond.
Dodos might be extinct, but they’re not entirely gone. On November 22, Summers Place Auctions in West Sussex, England, sold a nearly complete Dodo skeleton for about $430,000. Considered 95-percent...
A limousine that Louis XVI would have loved, the 1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom I commissioned by business baron Clarence Gasque will become available to automotive aristocracy at the Bonhams Bond Street...
What the editors are obsessing about this holiday season.
A sale for the soul, Sotheby’s IfOnly Presents: the Experiences Auction , from November 28 through December 9, will offer lasting memories rather than material acquisition. The auction house has...
Amid global currency swings, geopolitical issues in Europe and the Middle East, and China’s clampdown on luxury gift giving, retail sales of high-end timepieces are taking a hit. The secondary watch...
On December 15, Christie’s will be auctioning art pieces provided by the Edward James Foundation as part of Christie’s Classic Week in London. The evening, titled A Surreal Legacy , will comprise 200...
On December 5, 1766, James Christie held his first auction in London. Two hundred and fifty years later, the house he founded is helping to celebrate that extraordinary milestone with a trio of watch...
As a teenager, Claude Monet picked up a paintbrush after being inspired by landscape artist Eugène Boudin. “It was as if a veil was torn from my eyes,” wrote the artist who would later become the...
A rare piece of gastronomic history is going to auction in December. Global auction house Christie’s will sell a complete set of 108 Michelin Guides at its Paris auction. Published between 1900 and...
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...
Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the upcoming auction of Latin American Art on 22 November. Comprised of 105 lots, the auction will feature masterworks by Diego Rivera, Wifredo Lam,...
David Bowie’s treasures hit the auction block. David Bowie hid his art in plain sight. The late British rock star regularly lent works from his extensive collection to major institutions—among them...
Ian Fleming’s suave superspy may be a work of fiction, but his personal tastes are very much drawn from the realm of fact. Most recently, he drives an Aston Martin (though Lotus, Sunbeam, and even...

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