A very rare sword in solid gold and lapis lazuli created by Biennais, Napoleon the 1st?s personal craftsman, for the Duke of San Carlos, will be put to auction ? starting at 100,000 euros ? by Rouillac, on Sunday June 7th, 2015, at the Castle of Artigny, in Touraine (France). Show More Summary
For centuries Christie?s has been the auction house of choice for landmark sales of French decorative arts, including the Givenchy, Lagerfeld, Ojjeh, Rothschild, Wildenstein, Riahi and Champalimaud collections. This tradition continues...Show More Summary
Julien?s Auctions, the auction house to the stars, announces Property from the Life and Career of Sid and Florence Caesar. The collection, which will be featured in the highly-anticipated Julien?s Auctions Hollywood Legends event inShow More Summary
Koller dedicates its June auctions to Modern, Contemporary and Swiss Art. Top lots in the auction will include "La famille du pêcheur" by Marc Chagall, the important Symbolist composition "Urkraft" by Ferdinand Hodler, three paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the impressive portrait "Mother and Child" by Fernando Botero. Show More Summary
The results of today?s design auction again underscore the buoyancy of works on each market of this segment from original collections or private groups. The selection of high quality pieces our experts offered won praise from collectors. Show More Summary
Hôtel des Ventes, Geneva announces an exceptional country house sale to auction the furniture and fittings of Hauteville Manor on 11 and 12 September 2015. This sale will consist of objects exclusively from Hauteville Manor, property...Show More Summary
Making up approximately one-third of Michaan?s jewelry offerings in the June 19, 2015 auction will be a collection of opulence and extremely high quality: a sparkling assortment of adornments known as The Barbara Fouts Collection. A gemmy, bright and bold pick is found in a convertible brooch at an estimate of $7,000-9,000 (lot 3025). Show More Summary
With 2015 marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions and A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd present an auction centred on Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars. Prices range from £50 - £22,000 across approximately...Show More Summary
Automakers are trying to figure out how to monetize the “connected car”, and General Motors has an idea: sell your radio presets to the highest bidder. Read more...
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Two locks of hair—one belonging to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (estimated value: $15,000) and another to Ludwig van Beethoven (estimated at $3,000)—are set to go up for auction at Sotheby's in London this week. The hair you see above isShow More Summary
'US finds Pompeii frescoes robbed in 1950s' 26 May 2015 Frescoes stolen from the ancient site of Pompeii in the 1950s have been found in the US after their wealthy owner died. The three frescoes were due to go up for auction after an American tycoon passed away, leaving his valuable private collection, Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Just three weeks before she died, Marilyn Monroe posed for her final photo shoot taken by celebrity photographer George Barris on the beach in Santa Monica on July 13, 1962. The rare prints are set to go under the hammer at Bloomsbury Auctions in London on June 4, 2015. Take a look at the rare snaps of the iconic beauty... See more »
In “Art and Money,” Adam Gopnik considers Jerrold Nadler’s argument that, in today’s sky-high auction market, artists should be paid royalties.
As we documented previously, one of the best ways to determine if a given Treasury auction will be strong is to look at the implied short overhang heading into the auction courtesy of Repo rates. Earlier today, ahead of today's $26 billion...Show More Summary
A rare proof of Sylvia Plath's novel "The Bell Jar" is coming up for auction in England. Bonhams will auction the uncorrected proof of the book, printed before publication, on June 24.
It has an estimated value of $15,400 to $18,450
Nick Hugh Schmidt explored the the roots of digital agency and identity by auctioning a major facet of his digital life
DALLAS – Seventeen months after DSC’s controversial black rhino auction, the actual hunt ended in Namibia this week when the hunter killed a bull that scientists had identified as an impediment to the survival of its own species. The...Show More Summary
AT&T’s hunger for spectrum is undamped. Although the spectrum auction has just ended and the carrier gained some premium licences in targeted areas, it has recently announced plans to acquire three lower 700 MHz C-block licences. According to two filings with the FCC, AT&T is ready to shell out a yet undisclosed amount to East Kentucky [...]