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.

Chef jacket signed by Ferran Adria

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with elBulli Chef

Sotheby’s is offering the highest bidder at an upcoming wine auction the chance to enjoy a dinner prepared by legendary chef Ferran Adrià himself.

Chinese Bowl

$3 tag sale find sells at Sotheby’s for $2.23 million

A Chinese bowl that a New York family picked up for $3 at a garage sale turned out to be a 1,000-year-old treasure and has sold at auction for $2.2 million.

Femme assise pres dune fenetre

Picasso lover portrait sells for £28.6 mn in London

A portrait of Pablo Picasso’s lover Marie-Therese Walter sold in London on Tuesday night for £28.6 million ($45.0 million), Sotheby’s auction house said.

El Bulli restaurant

Sotheby’s to auction off El Bulli wine cellar

Spanish chef Ferran Adrià will be selling off the contents of the wine cellar from his now-shuttered Catalan restaurant El Bulli next spring.

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