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
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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