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Dazzling Prices at Auction Kick Off Asia Week in New York

In 2013, Sotheby’s auction house facilitated visas for several hundred Chinese visitors to the U.S., according to Henry Howard-Sneyd, vice chairman of the auction house and head of Asian Art. 470 more words


New York – On October 14, Christie’s New York will present a curated design sale, Forever Chic, which will celebrate timeless style from modern luxury to the enduring appeal of the ancient. 101 more words


Harvey Ellis, with us for a short while

Oh very young
What will you leave us this time?
You’re only dancing on this earth for a short while
Oh very young
What will you leave us this time?

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18th Century Green & Lavender Jadeite Belthook


18th Century Green and Lavender Jadeite Belt Buckle or Hook.  Provenance – Christie’s, New York, The Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Collection.  8 cm Long


Warhol's Presley and Brando Head to Auction

At November 12th will these two phenomenal paintings be auctioned at Christie’s Rockefeller Center auction house. The paintings are done by Andy Warhol, in the 1960’s. 82 more words


Just put it on Craig's List: Hastings Sword doesn't sell!

Pity the fools!

The BBC writes: “A medieval sword possibly taken as a trophy during the Battle of Hastings has failed to sell at auction. The “extremely rare” broadsword belonged to Humphrey De Bohun, a kinsman of William The Conqueror. 63 more words