Overheard at Christie’s auction house in New York City last week – “Will you give me 160, 160 million?” Even if I had the money I would not be so sure, but how nice to even be able to be in the running. 315 more words
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GENEVA – A prize 35-carat sapphire from Kashmir has fetched $7.3 million, according to the auction house Christie’s.
The sale, to a private anonymous Asian buyer, set a world record for a Kashmir sapphire at $209,689 per carat, Christie’s said in a statement. 156 more words
Steven Murphy, the chief executive of Christie’s, will step down at the end of this year, the London-based auction house said on Tuesday, following a record run of sales. 73 more words
Famed auction house Christie’s New York held their Important Jewels auction on Tuesday and total sales reached over $27.5 million (USD). The auction was headlined by a rare Vivid Pink diamond weighing in at 5.50 carats. 194 more words