Italian luxury sports carmaker Ferrari is organising a rare online auction to raise funds for victims of two earthquakes that left 23 people dead in Italy.
For the 13th year, Warren Buffett, legendary investor and philanthropist, will host his charity power lunch to benefit San Francisco’s GLIDE.
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.
A bottle of French wine dating back to 1774 and dubbed “the wine of kings and the king of wines” fetched $49,200 at auction in Geneva on Tuesday.
This weekend, some iconic classic cars from through the years will go on auction at RM Auctions’ sale, a biennial event, running from May 11 to 12, 2012.
A painting by US artist Mark Rothko has set a record for a contemporary work of art, selling for $86.9m at auction in New York.
One of the most iconic images in art history – Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” – has become the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.
Fans bidding in a charity online auction to buy a teacup used once by pop diva Lady Gaga had offered more than four million yen ($50,000).
The exclusive Enzo, one of only 399 in the world, was impounded by officers last year after it was abandoned in a car park and covered in dust in Dubai.
Chinese buyers showed their economic clout in Paris at an auction of watches owned by French film idol Alain Delon, with prices going through the roof.
Billed as the smallest town in America, Buford, Wyoming, was sold at auction Thursday for $900,000 to a Vietnamese buyer.
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.
A painting by Pop Art king Andy Warhol depicting rock ‘n’ roll king Elvis Presley as a cowboy gunslinger is expected to fetch $30-$50 million when it goes on sale in May. “Double Elvis,” executed in black and silvery white in 1963, “is a seminal piece from the iconic series devoted to the singer,” Sotheby’s … Continued
A Los Angeles auction house sold a collection of 15 Oscar statuettes for more than $3 million on Tuesday, two days after this year’s Academy Awards show. The gold-plated prizes included a Best Screenplay Academy Award for the iconic movie “Citizen Kane,” given to Herman Mankiewicz in 1941. Los Angeles auction house Nate D. Sanders … Continued
Fans of Rihanna‘s flashy Grammy Awards nails will have the opportunity to get their hands on a limited edition bottle of the 24-karat gold “Amor 24” polish she sported to the February 12 ceremony. During the recent awards ceremony the singer’s hands earned as much attention as the plunging Emporio Armani dress she co-designed thanks … Continued
A Chrysler 300C once owned by Barack Obama has been listed for sale on eBay. The starting bid is $1 million — 66 times the vehicle’s blue book value. The 2005 Chrysler 300C was leased and driven by President Obama while he was an Illinois state senator from 2004 through the summer of 2007. The … Continued
Owners of the world’s largest cut emerald – a 57,500-carat natural wonder – will auction off the gem later this month, and the bidding starts at $1 million. The gem – called Teodora, or gift of God, in Portuguese – was mined in Brazil and sold to an Indian buyer, but little is known of … Continued
A deep-pocketed restaurateur shelled out nearly $750,000 for a tuna at Japan’s Tsukiji fish market on Thursday, smashing the record price for a single bluefin. The 269-kilogramme fish stood at an eye-popping 56.49 million yen ($736,500) when the hammer came down in the first auction of the year. The figure dwarfs the previous high of … Continued