A 34.64-carat pink diamond has sold at auction in New York for nearly $40 million, setting a new record for Christie’s auction house.
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.
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.
“The Magpie’s Treasure Nest Clock,” made by Patek Philippe, sold for $2.3 million at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong on Sunday.
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.