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.
A collection of ten of the late Princess Diana’s formal dresses netted $1.2 million in a London auction Tuesday morning.
At this month’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance auction five classic cars each sold for over $1 million each, and the top 10 sold for a combined $13.7 million.
Auction house Christie’s will put up for auction “one of the world’s most perfect diamonds” — a new colourless, pear-shaped gem weighing 101.73 carats.
Christie’s auction house will put 125 works of art by the American pop icon Andy Warhol under the hammer in an online-only sale starting next week.
The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go under the hammer on January 19, the Barrett-Jackson auto auction house said Thursday.
The piano used as the prop for the key flashback scene between Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in “Casablanca” will go on sale next month.
A pair of silk slippers that have been worn by Marie-Antoinette, the wife of French monarch Louis XVI, sold at auction for 62,460 euros on Wednesday.
A pair of rare stamps bearing a picture of Chinese nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen sold for over $700,000 at a sale in Hong Kong on Saturday.
A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein questioned the existence of God is going up for sale online, with bids starting at $3 million.
Fancy a piece of the Eiffel Tower for the dining room? Furniture once used in the high-end eatery “the Jules Verne” will go under the hammer in September.
Harrods Diamond Jubilee window display crowns, designed by Lanvin, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli and Paul Smith are up for auction.
Christie’s launches its first online-exclusive sale for a global collecting category with Signature Cellars, an auction of fine and rare wines.
Prince Albert II of Monaco is auctioning off part of the luxury car collection started by his father Prince Rainier III.
A rare 1932 cover illustration of “Tintin in America” by Herge, the artist who dreamed up the boy reporter, on Saturday fetched a record 1.3 million euros ($1.6 million) at an auction in Paris.
The 35-carat pear-shaped diamond Marie de Medici wore at her coronation in 1610 fetched $9.7 million at auction in Geneva on May 15.
They are as emblematic of Britain as Big Ben or the black cab, and now a red telephone box can be yours for as little as £1,950 ($3,200).
An extremely rare Chinese porcelain bowl fetched nearly $27 million in Hong Kong on Wednesday, smashing pre-sale estimates by about three times.
A menu for the last luncheon served to first class passengers on the doomed Titanic sold for £76,000 ($122,000) at a British auction on Sunday.
A pair of silk mules believed to have belonged to Marie-Antoinette fetched over 43,000 euros at an auction of French Revolution era artefacts.