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He Said/She Said: The Five Best Watch Gifts For Women at this Tuesday's Christie's Auction

It is no secret to watch collectors or enthusiasts that Christie’s will hold its Rare Watches and Nautilus Part IV auction this Tuesday, December 6th, at Rockefeller Center in New York City. 1,080 more words

Women's Watches

Rebecca Wei

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Rebecca Wei became President of Christie’s Asia after four years at the world’s biggest auction house. She previously held a top position at management firm McKinsey & Company, where she was the first female partner elected in its Greater China office. 943 more words

Money Matters

Orville Wright's Gag Check

Above is a gag check created by one Mr. Orville Wright.

One might believe that with all the secrecy he and his brother Wilbur exhibited to protect their aeroplane from 1903-1908, and with subsequent lawsuits for patent infringement, that the boys wouldn’t have much of a sense of a humor. 192 more words


The Devaluation of Women’s Work: Art Edition

One of the most cited reasons given for discounting the gender wage gap is occupational segregation. Men and women differ in the careers they pursue–this might be true. 795 more words


Gina Fratini vintage silk dress

If you know Gina Fratini it means that: You are over 40 and/or  you know a lot about fashion! She’s famous for designing the wedding dress for Liz Taylor second wedding to Richard Burton (see photo below). 184 more words

Vintage Shopping

Auction Autopsy: Christie's, Sotheby's and Phillips Imp/ Mod and Contemporary Sales

Perhaps, at the end of week of major Impressionist/Modern and Contemporary art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips, the big surprise was that there was no big surprise. 1,113 more words


Claude Monet Grainstack painting fetches record $108.8m at auction in New York ...

Bear’s favorite artist. Unfortunately not rich enough only have prints in my collection …

“A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed Grainstack series has fetched $US81.4 million ($108.8 million) at Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art. 106 more words