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Lunar sphere highlights an otherworldly auctionChristie's auction house has put some otherworldly items up for sale. The online auction which ends August 25th is highlighted by a magnificent lunar sphere and rare meteorites. (Aug. 21)
Michael Jordan Game-Worn Sneakers Could Fetch Over $500,000 At Auction(CNN) — One knock-on effect of the hype surrounding “The Last Dance” documentary appears to be a boon in Michael Jordan memorabilia, with one pair of the former Chicago Bulls star’s sneakers..
Christie's previews relay-style hybrid auctionThe art world is poised to experience a new type of auction as Christie's prepares to hold a relay-style version of its spring sale postponed by the pandemic. Auctioneers will pass the gavel from Hong..
Christie's urged to cancel auction of 'looted' Nigerian artefactsA historian says they were taken from shrines in south-eastern Nigeria during the 1960s civil war.
The National Anthem’s Path to Fame Began With Little FanfareThe song that became “The Star-Spangled Banner” had a modest debut in a newspaper. That first dated printing will be auctioned online at Christie’s.
Christie's to sell Miles Davis trumpet in NYCChristie's is set to hold nine different auctions in October selling everything from a trumpet designed and played by Miles Davis to a camera used to take an iconic picture of Marilyn Monroe. (Oct...
Nicolas de Stael painting of football match sold for record 20 million eurosA monumental painting by Nicolas de Stael was sold for 20 million euros at Christie's auction on Thursday, in what could be the most paid for a painting of a football match.
Up for Auction: Snapshots of Jackie Kennedy in India and PakistanPhotographs of the first lady and her sister, Lee Radziwill, are among the items up for sale next week at an auction at Christie’s.
Rennes 1-1 Celtic: Christie's penalty earns visitors Europa League pointRyan Christie's second-half penalty earns Celtic a draw in Rennes in their opening Group E match in the Europa League.
Egypt to sue Christie's to retrieve £4.7m Tutankhamun bustThe artefact was sold for £4.7m last week, despite Egypt warning it was probably stolen.
'King Tut' Bust Auctioned For $6 Million Over Egyptian ProtestsA 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian “Boy King” Tutankhamen was auctioned off for $6 million Thursday in London despite a fierce outcry from Cairo, the South China Morning Post reported...
Egypt says King Tut sculpture up for auction was stolen"I really believe that Christie's should have some ethics," said former Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass
Tutankhamun bust faces London sale despite Egyptian outcryLONDON: A 3,000-year-old bust of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun goes under the hammer on Thursday in London despite an outcry from Cairo. Christie's auction house expects the 28.5-centimetre (11-inch)..
King Tutankhamun sculpture’s London auction sparks Egyptian outcryA 3,000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun — the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut — goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo. Christie’s..
Record-high auction of royal Indian jewels totals $109 millionAn auction of royal Indian jewellery at Christie's here has totalled almost $109 million, with a jade-hilted dagger of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, a ceremonial sword of the Nizams of Hyderabad and a..
Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auctionA ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)
Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in LondonOfficials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in Luxor Egyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house..