After the successful inaugural auction in Shanghai in September 2013, Christie's will continue the great momentum by holding two auctions in mainland China in 2014.
In 1924 the brooch changed hands again and went into a private collection until 1997, when Christie's Geneva sold The Rajah for the first time.
Auction includes a wide range of jewels, from top-quality colorless and colored diamonds, rare and historic gemstones.
Fine and Rare Wines From An Esteemed Connoisseur's Private Collection at Christie's HK totaled HK$62,484,188/US$8,088,484, and was sold 96% by lot and 98% by value.
Christie’s London auction on March 19 of the James Ensor Prints: The Mira Jacob Collection totalled £1,302,863/$2,153,633 /1,550,406.
The top lot of the sale, also from the Collection, was Abdul Hadi El-Gazzar's (Egyptian, 1925-1965) Construction of the Suez Canal which sold for $1 million a new world auction record for the artist.
Kolkata-based Bachhawat Art Foundation (BAF), which, amongst other activities, runs leading art gallery Aakriti, is staging a unique event in the city on March 29, 2014.
Sotheby’s London is presenting a sale of some 1,500 books from the world’s greatest private library relating to the history of British exploration.
All in all, some 59 works by both well-established and emerging artists will be showcased at Sotheby’s in London from 27th March to 1st April 2014.
The overflowing bucket sits in front of Christie’s with thousands of tourists reflecting over this sculpture in the week of the Armory show and Asia Week.
- No blogs yet have been written by the author, we’re sure the author will contribute one soon