Auctions

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...
Home to painters, screenwriters, music producers, and thespians, Los Angeles has long been known as a city of artists—so it is fitting that global auction company Christie’s chose the City of Angels...
The mesmerizing allure of rare jewels has driven people to shocking extremes in the pursuit of unrivaled clarity, stylish cuts, colossal carat sizes, and dazzling color. But some gems, no matter...
Jewelry collectors will rejoice at the wealth of beautiful designs coming to auction this season. These upcoming sales promise plenty of brilliant designs to brighten the winter nights, from ultra-...
“I don’t see any boundaries between any of the art forms. I think they all interrelate completely.” —David Bowie A consummate creative, David Bowie helped sate his own appetite for artistic...
Fashion designer Pierre Cardin’s South of France property (perhaps one of the most interesting residences in the world) is now on the market. Designed by Hungarian architect Antti Lovag, the Bubble...
Abstract expressionism will be a clear winner when Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XXV highlights Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on November 15 in New York City. The event will...
With Major League Baseball playoffs season in full swing, Christie’s hopes to bat a thousand on October 19 and 20 with its two-day auction the Golden Age of Baseball, Selections from the National...
The demand for elite diamonds continues to shine, as evidenced by the prices being paid at auction. Following are the five top auction sales—all of which have occurred in the past 6 years.
Viscount Linley is hosting “Where crafts meet art” an auction of British Craftsmanship at Christie’s, King Street, in support of the charity, the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) on Monday...
Most of us succeed in mastering society’s rules—eventually. In fact, outward success is often measured by the degree to which we visibly conform to accepted standards. But some of the world’s most...
Christie’s announces two Photographs sales to be offered in October 2016, which include exciting works for new and seasoned collectors alike, featuring the Evening Sale on October 4, and a Day Sale...
Phillips is pleased to announce its first Photographs sales of the fall season, taking place over the course of three sessions in October. Comprised of 257 lots in total, the Evening Sale will be...
On November 12, Jimi Hendrix, the Velvet Underground and Nico, Hank Williams, and more will headline at Heritage Auctions . The Dallas-based auction house is offering an unparalleled collection of...
Launched in 1963, the original Maserati Quattroporte was the company’s first large sedan and one of its first models powered by a V-8 engine. It was styled by Pietro Frua and based on a custom...
Among other comic book classics, a rare 1938 copy of Action Comics #1 and Frank Frazetta’s original 1974 comic art, At the Earth’s Core, sold for groundbreaking prices at Heritage’s comic book art...
As the celebrated 40th president of the United States, Ronald Reagan left a legacy of peace and prosperity in the country while serving two terms, from 1981 through 1989. And now, Christie’s is...
Far from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, the desert community of Palm Springs, Calif., offers a more leisurely pace of life. Surrounded by mountains and populated with palm trees and hot...
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The owner of a veritable treasure trove of mechanical delights, the late Robert White collected a vast array of rarities throughout his life. Now Bonhams will bring them to the block at the Robert...
This fall, David Bowie’s private collection of artwork will go to auction through Sotheby’s London. Leading up to the three-part sale, which will take place November 10 and 11, about 30 select items...
A premier example of prewar automotive excellence, a 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider by Touring will surely spark a battle of bids at the RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale in Monterey, Calif., on...
Mist-covered ponds, arched bridges, and traditional Chinese buildings with swooped-edge gables grace the 1.6-acre grounds of Taohuayuan —also known as the One Billion Luxury Garden Home, thanks to...
First Open auction series launches with a standout selection and a wide range of price points...
Famed for its fortitude at being fast, the 1960 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Car “La Principessa” may require staying power from interested collectors bidding at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach...
An A-list automobile will take center stage once again when Paul Newman’s 1979 Porsche 935 crosses the block at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions in Pebble Beach, Calif., running August...

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