Auctions

Highlights of November 2018 Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: EIGHT

The upcoming November 2018 Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: EIGHT will feature over 220 lots across November 10-11, 2018, here are some highlights

Christie’s Just sold A.I. created “The Portrait of Edmond Belamy” artwork for $432,500

A recent half-million dollar Christie's auction involving "The Portrait of Edmond Belamy" created by computers might suggest that creative work is not be all that impervious to incursions of technology

The opulence of auctions – start bidding with Barnebys!

Luxury living doesn’t always have to seem like such a distant future. With Barnebys, you can find anything on auction from a Charles and Ray Eames chair to a 18th century Rococo armoire. As the world’s leading search engine for art, antiques and collectibles from more than 2,000 auction houses around the world, we invite you to start bidding with us.

JFK’s Leather Bomber Jacket

One of the most beloved President of the United States, here's a chance to own his original leather bomber jacket, approved with a Presidential seal sewn on it.

Auction Houses Bid for Attention

For whom the gavel pounds — auctions are looking bright, but pressure is on the houses to diversify.

Iconic post-9/11 New Yorker cover design up for auction

One of most influential cover images created, the signed final sketch and poster of this historical artwork is expected to fetch up to $15,000 at an upcoming sale at Swann Auction Galleries.

Legendary Blue Diamond of Royal Descent sells for 6.7 million

A 6.16-carat blue diamond that was secretly passed down through European royalty over three centuries, the Farnese Blue fetches $6.7 million at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva.

Picasso sets a record at Rockefeller’s first auction sale

With Rose Period Picasso topping the list of the treasures, the collection totalled at $646.1 million in the first evening sale.

Rare Patek Philippe Calatrava Sets Groundbreaking Record in Heritage Auctions

May 1 in New York City, a record was set in the Watches & Fine Timepieces Auction in horological history. Star watch of interest: Rare Patek Philippe Calatrava - sold for $642,500, the highest sale for a Ref. 2526 of any precious metal.

A Masterwork by Emperor Qianlong’s Favourite Painter to Auction Off

Painted by Emperor Qianlong's favourite subject, this masterpiece depicting Ten Auspicious Landscapes of Taishan is a highlight of Sotheby’s upcoming sales in Hong Kong. Find out more...

A 1923 Leica Camera Broke World’s Sales Record

The 1923 Leica camera, made by one of the world's oldest photography brands, managed to pass the $2 million mark at auction.

Very Rare Qing Dynasty Bowl Could Fetch USD 26.5 Million

One of three known to exist, this Qing Dynasty bowl will be another most exquisite item to sell at a record-shattering price at the upcoming Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction house.

Andy Warhol: Apple’s Classic Macintosh Logo to Auction

Andy Warhol's "Apple" classic painting from his 1985 advertising portfolio is expected to fetch up to $30,000 at auction.

Portrait of Picasso’s ‘Golden Muse’ to go on Auction

This remarkable painting, which is a portrait of one of Picasso's muses, Marie-Thérèse Walter, his "Golden Muse", will go on display in four countries before going under the hammer in February. Find out where else you can view it just before it gets sold.

Silverstone Auctions: Ferrari Sale 2018

The Ferrari sale is a brand new auction for 2018 and the auction house has looked to source the finest and collectible Ferraris to offer at this special, inaugural event

A 1954 Plymouth Concept Car to Look Out for in 2018

Barrett-Jackson ushers in 2018 with a rare 1954 Plymouth roadster, which will soon go under hammer at the Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale car auction this January.

The Priciest Cars Sold at Public Auction in 2017

2017 saw a number of auction sales that suggest classic cars are still a good investment

First-generation Alfa Romeo heads to RM Sotheby’s

An exceptionally rare, pre-war Alfa G1 with 6.3-liter side-valve inline-six engine gets updates before it heads to Arizona sale in January

Be a part of the Elephant Parade at Phuket Rendezvous 2018 (4-7 Jan)

Phuket Rendezvous is pleased to bring the world-famous Elephant Parade to raise awareness for the need of elephant conservation. Read on to find out more...

Philips Watch Auction House Announces Sale For Spring 2018

Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo has announced that it will hold thematic sale in Spring 2018

The Grand Mazarin Sold at Christie’s

The Grand Mazarin, which was a "French royal treasure" owned by generations of kings and queens, went under the hammer at Christie's in Geneva for about $14.5 million

The Most Expensive 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Sold at Auction

The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon has just claimed the title of being the most expensive wine ever, sold for $350,000.

Chinese Ceramics Dating Back to the Song Dynasty Breaks World Record

Song Dynasty's Chinese Ceramics Fetched Close to HK$300 million in Sotheby Asia's Auction

Christie’s London Auction of the “The Personal Collection of Audrey Hepburn” Part I fetches over £6 million

The first half of the two-part Audrey Hepburn memorabilia sale also set a new world auction record when the actress's working script for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" sold for £632,750.

Original score for the Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby” goes up for auction in England

The score is the highlight of the upcoming Beatles Memorabilia Auction, which will also feature the deeds of a grave bearing the same name as the Beatles hit.

Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo and more are auctioning Milan Fashion Week tickets for charity

As part of the new charity movement, Italian designer brands are also offering exclusive backstage passes and a chance to meet some of fashion's bigwigs.

RM Sotheby’s Ferrari Auction 2017: One-of-a-kind 1969 Ferrari Daytona

Discovered in a garage in Japan after 40 years, the aluminium Ferrari Daytona is a true rarity, being the only one in the world to be made street-legal.

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction 2017: Rare 1995 McLaren F1

As hard as it is to believe, the McLaren F1 chassis number 044 has only had one owner and retains all its original parts and design.

Vintage dresses from Chanel, Pierre Balmain and more auctioned by Sotheby’s Paris

The classic dress gets its very own day in the sun with an auction that features pieces from as far back as the 1920s

Andy Warhol’s first self-portrait goes up for auction in London

Auction house Sotheby's is offering buyers the chance to snap up the father of Pop Art's first self-portrait in its upcoming sale, June 28

Christie’s auction, Amsterdam: Former Kamerbeek Collection features Dutch painters

Featuring over a hundred works by different artists, this auction is one not to miss

Art auction in Paris: Auguste Rodin’s sculpture ‘Andromede’ sells for $4.1 million

The recently rediscovered work by the French sculptor goes for gold at the French auction

Sotheby’s to auction 26-carat cushion cut diamond from London junk sale

Bought for 10 pounds, this white diamond is expected to fetch 35,000 times its initial price

Apollo and Artemis diamond earrings fetch record-breaking $57.4 million at Sotheby’s auction

These gleaming gems hit the block for a record amount

Guernsey auction house sells musician Jerry Garcia’s guitar for charity

Proceeds from this auction will go on to support a good cause

Jewellery auctions in Geneva: Christie’s sells heart-shaped diamond $15 million

New world record set with the sale of this unique diamond
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