The Bay Psalm Book

First printed book in America to be auctioned

A 17th century prayer hymnal, the first book ever printed in North America, is expected to fetch a record $30 million at auction in November.

Christies auction

Christie’s to start auctions in mainland China

Christie’s has become the first international fine art auction house to receive a licence to operate independently in mainland China.

Ruby Ground Falangcai Double Lotus Bowl

Chinese bowl sells at Sotheby’s for record $9.5 million

A rare red “lotus bowl” from the Chinese emperor Kangxi period of 1662-1722 has been sold for an eye-popping $9.5 million at a Hong Kong sale.

Giant Egg elephant bird

World’s largest egg up for sale in UK

A rare and complete sub-fossilized Elephant bird egg that is more than 100 times the size of an ordinary chicken egg is up for auction in London.

Chef jacket signed by Ferran Adria

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with elBulli Chef

Sotheby’s is offering the highest bidder at an upcoming wine auction the chance to enjoy a dinner prepared by legendary chef Ferran Adrià himself.

Chinese Bowl

$3 tag sale find sells at Sotheby’s for $2.23 million

A Chinese bowl that a New York family picked up for $3 at a garage sale turned out to be a 1,000-year-old treasure and has sold at auction for $2.2 million.

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