Art & Auctions

No takers for $70m ‘rock’ star

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

A colossal diamond from Botswana the size of a tennis ball failed to sell at a Sotheby’s auction in London, UK, yesterday. spanThe ...

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‘Barn find’ sells for $930,000!

Sat, Jun 25, 2016

It may not look like much of a car, but it’s an historic machine, and worth nearly a million dollars. This incredibly rare 1949 Aston ...

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Online auction of watches is a sell-out

Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Bonhams’s watch department revealed that its first ever online-only auction was “resounding success”, with several stylish watche ...

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Patek Philippe watches set records at auction

Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Phillips's second watch sale in Hong Kong achieved a total of HK$150 million ($19.4 million), the highest for any watch auction held in Asia this s ...

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Bonhams first online-only auction under way

Mon, May 30, 2016

Bonhams’s first ever online-only auction, featuringb /b119 watches from a single-owner collection of a European noblan, is now under wa ...

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Bahraini art goes on show in London

Thu, May 26, 2016

A new exhibition featuring some of Bahrain’s finest artists made its debut yesterday at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK. / ...

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1953 Aston Martin race car could fetch $10m

Wed, May 18, 2016

A 1953 racing car could sell for as much as $10 million at an upcoming specialist auction of Aston Martin cars conducted by Bonhams in the UK this ...

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Indian art on offer at Bonhams sale

Mon, May 16, 2016

Bonhams is to offer works by some of India’s top artists at its forthcoming Modern and Contporary South Asian Art sale. The sa ...

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1951 Ferrari sells for $8.2m in Monaco

Mon, May 16, 2016

An auction of classic cars, modern supercars, motorbikes and morabilia in Monaco fetched a total of €27.5 million ($31.18 million) with a 19 ...

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Bahraini artists to dazzle London

Mon, May 16, 2016

A selection of works from Bahraini artists are to go on show at a new event in London, UK, later this month. Over 50 pieces from 17 artists ...

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Rare collectors’ watches set go under the hammer

Wed, May 11, 2016

An array of the finest collectors’ watches in the world including what is described as the most important Rolex wristwatch ever made will go ...

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Islamic-inspired treasure chest unveiled

Thu, May 5, 2016

British furniture and interiors specialist Linley has unveiled an Islamic inspired treasure chest at the London Craft Week, which is currently unde ...

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Colossal diamond could fetch $70m

Wed, May 4, 2016

A colossal diamond from Botswana the size of a tennis ball and three billion years old is expected to fetch in excess of $70 million at a Sotheby&r ...

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Records set as Middle East week sale nets $23m

Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Sotheby’s largest-ever Orientalist and Middle Eastern Art Week realised a total of £15.72 million ($22.64 million) exceeding all pre-sa ...

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Vintage ‘star’ car has $10m price tag

Mon, Apr 11, 2016

A rare Aston Martin race car that starred on the track as well as the silver screen could fetch close to $10 million in an auction next month. ...

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