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.
The Macallan ‘M’ achieves a New World Record price at US $628,000 at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.
A bottle of 2004 Romanée-Conti from the French Prime Minister’s cellar is on its way to China after fetching 10,500 euros at auction here on Friday.
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 Book of Psalms from the 17th Century has become the world’s most expensive printed book after selling at auction for $14.2 million.
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.
Jaeger-LeCoultre has created two custom watches set to be auctioned off at Sotheby’s in New York City for the RED campaign to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
A plum-sized diamond known as the “Pink Star” was auctioned in Geneva Wednesday for $83 million, a world record for a gemstone.
A 1957 Patek Philippe pink-gold watch that adjusts for leap years and is one of six of its kind known to exist sold for $2.2 million at a Christie’s International auction in Geneva.
A painting by artist Francis Bacon sold for $142,405,000 on Tuesday, breaking the record as the most expensive piece of art ever auctioned.
The largest fancy-vivid orange diamond known to exist sold for 32.6 million Swiss francs ($36 million) at Christie’s International in Geneva.
Hong Kong buyer snaps up white truffles for three times the price of gold at Italy auction.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have sold a signed barrel of white wine, produced by their estate in the south of France, for $18,000 at auction.
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.
A white diamond the size of a small egg sold for $30.6 million at a Hong Kong auction Monday night, edging out the previous record for such a stone set just six months ago.
The Lotus Esprit “submarine car,” used by legendary British secret agent James Bond in the 1977 movie “The Spy Who Loved Me,” was sold Monday for 550,000 pounds ($863,500) at an auction in London.
Christie’s, one of the two best known global auction houses, will hold its first auction in India in December 2013.