piano movie Casablanca

‘Casablanca’ piano to auction for up to $1.2 mn

The piano used as the prop for the key flashback scene between Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in “Casablanca” will go on sale next month.

First Apple computer

First Apple computer fetches $374,000

A rare surviving first model of the Apple computer sold for $374,000 at auction in New York on Friday.

Beau Sancy diamond

Historic diamond ‘Beau Sancy’ sells for $9.7 million

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.

sothebys champagne bottle

Sotheby’s launches in-house champagne brand

Sotheby’s has launched its own private-label champagne, the first from an auction house.

Munch Scream

Munch’s Scream sells for record $120 million

One of the most iconic images in art history – Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” – has become the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.

Imperial Chinese bowl

Imperial Chinese bowl fetches $27 million

An extremely rare Chinese porcelain bowl fetched nearly $27 million in Hong Kong on Wednesday, smashing pre-sale estimates by about three times.

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