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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


Ash to Art

Today, 25 truly remarkable artworks – all made with or from burnt fragments of the Mackintosh Library – will be auctioned at Christie’s for the benefit our… 819 more words


Jeremy Irons at Be Inspired Private View and Party for Children & the Arts

Jeremy Irons attended the Be Inspired Private View and Party in aid of Children & the Arts, at Christie’s on King Street in London, on Friday 3 March 2017. 214 more words

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Toured Christie's headquarter in pjs

On the past lazy Sunday morning, I was in my pjs watching Christie Auction’s video on Facebook, where they took me on a tour of their London HQ (all dressed properly in the video), introducing me to the fabulous modern art pieces by their colleagues. 163 more words