Christie's Auction

With Major League Baseball playoffs season in full swing, Christie’s hopes to bat a thousand on...
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...
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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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...
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-...
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.
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...
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...
First Open auction series launches with a standout selection and a wide range of price points...
Revered for her biting comedic commentary and her impeccable sense of fashion, Joan Rivers made an indelible impact on the cultural landscape. This June, fans of the comedic genius (who passed away...
Christie's spring design sale includes the "Baby Bugatti" among more than 100 other masterworks...
A massive painting by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat earned a massive price at Christie’s New York on May 10, setting a new record for the artist. Untitled , a 1982 work, sold for $57.2 million,...
History was made in Geneva this week as Christie’s and Sotheby’s auctioned off two important diamonds— the Oppenheimer Blue and the Unique Pink . The resulting price of each shattered auction records...
One of watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet’s most famous pocket watches just sold for a record-breaking price at a Christie’s sale in Geneva, Switzerland. Part of Breguet’s rare self-winding perpétuelle...
While the primary watch market—referring to modern watches sold at retail—continues to flounder, the auction market for timepieces is on the brink of what John Reardon, international head of Christie...
A 400th anniversary is a big deal. Margaret Ford, international head of books and manuscripts at Christie’s, wanted to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in a big way—with a...
A bikini-clad femme fatale named Bambi reclines before a titillating fight scene in the Bond film Diamonds Are Forever. Her perch, a natural outcrop, seems an unusual feature for a residential living...
Rubies have been treasured since biblical times for their red color and association with intense human emotions: love, anger, passion, and fury. In the ancient language of Sanskrit, the ruby is...
Next month, Christie’s will offer the largest and, arguably, the highest-quality fancy vivid blue diamond ever seen at auction. Named for its previous owner, the late Sir Philip Oppenheimer (a member...

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