Princiediamond

Princie Diamond Sells for $39 Million

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.

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.

Nest Clock

Patek Philippe Clock Fetches $2.3 Million

“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.

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.

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