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Mar 23, 2012

Classic Chinese paintings at Sotheby’s auction sold for $35 million, more than double of expected (Photo)

Classic Chinese paintings at Sotheby's auction sold for $35 million, more than double of expected (Photo)
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A set of fine classic Chinese paintings at Sotheby’s auction in New York was sold for over $35 million, which is more than double of what was expected, with a photo of the item with the highest price available below. Calligraphy from the Song Dynasty Image Credit: Sothebys.com According to a press release at Sothebys.com […]


Mar 16, 2012

Elvis Presley portrait: Andy Warhol’s ‘Double Elvis’ may fetch $50 million at Sotheby’s auction (Photo)

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1963 Elvis Presley portrait by Andy Warhol (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: Sothebys.com An Elvis Presley portrait by pop artist Andy Warhol, as shown in the photo below, is being expected to fetch to as much as $50 million at Sotheby’s auction on May 9, 2012; which the seller identified only as a private […]


Dec 14, 2011

Apple founding document sold for nearly $1.6 million at Sotheby’s Auction (Video)

Apple founding document sold for nearly $1.6 million at Sotheby's Auction (Video)
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The original copy of the founding document of Apple was sold for nearly $1.6 million at Sotheby’s Auction in New York on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, in which the video of the last bidding is shown below. Part of the Apple founding document, bearing the signatures of Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne Image […]


Nov 29, 2011

Apple founding contract document for auction at Sotheby’s, expected to be sold for $150,000 (Photo)

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Updated: December 14, 2011 11:10 p.m. Read Apple founding document sold for nearly $1.6 million at Sotheby’s Auction (Video) Apple’s founding contract will be for auction at Sotheby’s this coming December 13, 2011, as shown in the photo below, and is expected to be sold for $150,000. As noted at Sothebys.com, the three-page document was […]


Nov 16, 2011

Sun Drop Diamond: Rare Yellow Diamond Sold At Sotheby’s Auction

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Sun Drop diamond Image Credit: Anja Niedringhaus/AP A “Sun-Drop Diamond” considered to be the largest pear-shaped diamond to appear in an auction has been sold during the Sotheby’s semi-annual jewellery sale in Geneva on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. BBC news reported that the 110.3 carat yellow diamond was discovered in South Africa last year, cut […]