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Big investors are hoarding string instruments at the expense of musicians

The “Macdonald” viola is one of only 10 Stradivarius violas in existence, and one of only two violas crafted by the famed luthier Antonio Stradivari during his “golden period” of production. 355 more words

Pink Diamond Could Sell For $15 Million

The diamond world could be rocked with a new record later this year when this 8.41-carat purple-pink diamond goes up for auction at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale. 167 more words

Colour Diamonds

Flawless Pink Diamond to Lead Sotheby's OctoberHong Kong Auction

A rare purple-pink diamond with a presale estimated worth of between $12.8 million and $15.4 million is slated to be auctioned at Sotheby’s at its upcoming Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale on October 7. 200 more words

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The Art Market Bubble

In April 2014, famous short-seller Jim Chanos appeared on CNBC to make the case for shorting Sotheby’s in an article titled “Sotheby’s? The best indicator you’ve never heard of”: 2,075 more words

Bidding Up: Escalating Prices are Putting Pressure on Dealers to Double Down on their Own Artists

Last May, at Christie’s New York, the painting Park Avenue Façade by Abstract Expressionist Michael Goldberg soared to $461,000, well above the $100,000 to $150,000 estimate set by the auction house. 988 more words

Sotheby's Announces “NIGO Only Lives Twice” Auction

If you were around or even of age in the late 90s, early 2000s and a fan of the Neptunes or just Pharrell Williams alone, then you know the man who influenced them both, fashion wise, and was the inspiration for Pharrell’s own clothing line. 149 more words

Good Fashion

The Power of a Partnership: Sotheby's Auction House & Sotheby's International Realty

The collaboration of auction and realty leverages our brand’s rich history, heritage and sophistication to enhance market perceptions about the properties we represent. In the global markets we serve, this is a powerful differentiation. 15 more words

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