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Jewel of the day: Seaman Schepps Amethyst and Carved Chalcedony Ring

Seaman Schepps had among its clients some rather well known names, perhaps foremost among them Wallis, The Duchess of Windsor. Among her legendary jewel collection were several pieces by this company (with a pair of their ear clips left to Princess Michael of Kent). 100 more words


Terrence Higgins Auction 2017

It’s my pleasure to have donated a very unique gift to this year’s Terrence Higgins Trust Charity Auction, which launched Christie’s in London last night. 108 more words

Stephen Williams London

Christie's defeated in court battle over artist’s royalties

In a landmark judgment, a French court held on 24 March that art sellers must pay artist’s resale rights.

The ruling from the Versailles Court of Appeal marked the culmination of an eight-year legal battle between… 394 more words

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Conference: Collections and Collecting Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval Art Conference, Christie's Education London, 23 March 2017

Conference: Collections and Collecting Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval Art Conference, Christie’s Education London, 23 March 2017

Collecting Ancient and Medieval art attracts both academic and public curiosity because the objects (and structures) in question are not only often extremely rare, but also have fascinating histories. 323 more words

UPDATE: Christie's Sells a Chinese Zitan Bed with Bodacious Legs for $3.6 Million

Update: Christie’s sold the 18th century Chinese Luohan bed for $3.6 million.

What you see: An 18th century Chinese Luohan bed, made from Zitan wood, estimated at $2 million to $3 million. 348 more words


Christie's to close South Kensington saleroom and scale down in The Netherlands

Auction house Christie’s has announced that it will be closing its South Kensington saleroom and although the news of the impending closure does not have come as a great surprise, it’s still without a doubt an ‘end of an era’ moment. 327 more words

Pear Tree Point boasts of 8 bedrooms, 6 acres and a fab pool - all close to Manhattan for a mere $24M

Here’s a dream home, sitting on six acres of beautiful waterfront property in Darien, a town on Connecticut’s Gold Coast. The exclusive community has parks, beaches, country clubs and yacht clubs. 243 more words