Sotheby’s Russian Works of Art auctions on 3rd June will be distinguished by the sale of a private collection of over porcelain 200 charting nearly two centuries.
Christie's Hong Kong Important Watches Spring Auction 2014 achieved HK$172,566,875 (US$22,364,667) and was sold 85 per cent by lot and 88 per cent by value.
The auction exhibited the continued taste for highly decorated porcelains in the Asian market and the desire for well-provenanced pieces.
A prototype integrated circuit used by Jack Kilby (1923-2005) at Texas Instruments in 1958 to demonstrate his invention of the integrated circuit on a single chip.
The composition was acknowledged to be his greatest secular masterpiece and in 1886 Cosmo Monkhouse, a contemporary art critic, described it as a "picture of the century.
Amedeo Modigliani’s Portrait of Paul Alexandre at the first sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s Paris
The studio became one of his favourite subjects, and saw him pay vibrant homage to the role of the artist in compositions laden with eroticism and stupendous energy.
Kreutzer Stradivarius violin to be on view in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 22 to May 26: Christie's
Christie's statement said Kreutzer Stradivarius violin which will be auctioned on June 18 will be on view in HK Convention & Exhibition Centre from 22 to 26 May 2014.
The painting’s significant size, together with its prime colour combination and balanced composition, distinguish it as one of the finest achievements of the artist’s career.
With its exceptional size and a superb daffodil colour, the Graff Vivid Yellow is a truly extraordinary diamond with immense presence.
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