This “chicken cup” sold for HK$281 million ($36.05 million) at a Sotheby’s auction today, setting a world record for Chinese porcelain.
Sotheby’s says an enormous diamond known as “The Pink Star” is back in its possession after the buyer couldn’t pay for the jewel and defaulted.
A Harley-Davidson motorbike that briefly belonged to Pope Francis was sold to a mystery European buyer for 210,000 euros.
Want to own a piece of the Sydney Opera House? Now you can – in a virtual sense.
The French prime minister’s official residence, Matignon, is selling 1,400 bottles of its wine, amid efforts to streamline costs.
A gold and diamond crown tiara worn by Victoria Adams when she married David Beckham is to be sold by Bonhams on Dec. 5 during their Fine Jewellery sale.
A 1964 Ferrari 250 LM has sold for a record $14.3 million at the RM Auctions & Sotheby’s collaborative auction held in New York.
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank sold at auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million) on Saturday, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner.
Christie’s, one of the two best known global auction houses, will hold its first auction in India in December 2013.
One of China’s rarest stamps sold for HK$6.9 million ($890,000) at auction in Hong Kong, the auctioneers said Wednesday.
The president and CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan purchased the trademark white suit worn by company founder “Colonel” Harland Sanders at auction Saturday for $21,510.
A 1931 Leica camera, which belonged to German winemaker Karl Henkell, has sold for 528,000 euros at an auction held in Vienna by Westlicht on Saturday.
An extremely rare, working example of Apple’s first PC has sold for $671,400 in Germany.
A trip to space with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio raised 1.2 million euros for charity at a glitzy fundraiser at the Cannes film festival on Thursday.
A 1997 first edition of “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” annotated by J.K. Rowling sold for £150,000 ($227,000) at a London auction Tuesday.
A six-cord electric guitar that Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison played went under the hammer for $408,000, Julien’s Auctions said Sunday.
A pair of pearl earrings belonging to actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for an auction record of $2.39 million at Sotheby’s Geneva Tuesday.
On July 12, Bonhams will auction off John Lennon’s very first car, a Ferrari 330GT Coupé, during the Festival of Speed in Goodwood, England.
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.
Christie’s has become the first international fine art auction house to receive a licence to operate independently in mainland China.