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Masterpiece found at Ritz sold to New York’s Met

A 400-year-old masterpiece that only came to light during a renovation at Paris’s Ritz hotel has been sold for 1.44 million euros.

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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.

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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.

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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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Christie’s to auction ‘perfect’ new 102-carat diamond

Auction house Christie’s will put up for auction “one of the world’s most perfect diamonds” — a new colourless, pear-shaped gem weighing 101.73 carats.

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Christie’s to auction Andy Warhol works online

Christie’s auction house will put 125 works of art by the American pop icon Andy Warhol under the hammer in an online-only sale starting next week.

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