Art & Auctions




Old Islamic coin could sell for $400K

Sun, Sep 25, 2016

A rare gold coin from the first dynasty of Islam could fetch close to $400,000 when it comes up for auction next month. spanOne of the ra ...

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London fine jewellery sale nets $8m

Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Bonhams kicked off its fine jewellery autumn season in London yesterday, selling a rare blue diamond, Kashmir sapphires, Harry Winston diamonds and ...

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Louvre Abu Dhabi directors named

Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Manuel Rabaté has been appointed as the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Director and Hissa Al Dhaheri as the museum’s Deputy Director.  ...

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Rare stainless steel Patek Philippe has $3m price tag

Sun, Sep 11, 2016

Phillips will kick off its autumn watch sale season with the auction ‘Four’ on Novber 12 and 13 in Geneva, Switzerland. span ...

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Rare George Daniels watch up for sale

Wed, Sep 7, 2016

A rare, handmade British watch from bespoke horologist George Daniels is among the exceptional lots in the single-owner sale, the Robert White Coll ...

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Christie’s to celebrate Nautilus milestone

Tue, Sep 6, 2016

Christie’s will be offering a selection of rare Nautilus watches at four upcoming Autumn sales to commorate the launch of the famous steel ...

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Qatar to host biggest Al-Azzawi retrospective

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

A major retrospective of Iraqi modernist Dia Al-Azzawi, billed as the biggest exhibition of the artist’s work to date, is to open in Qatar la ...

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Bonhams gears for Autumn jewellery sale

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

A pair of Kashmir sapphires and a rare blue diamond are set to sparkle at Bonhams London as it kicks off the autumn auction season with a Fine Jewe ...

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Sotheby’s makes key appointment

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Helena Newman has been appointed Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, a role she will assume alongside her current position as co-Head worldwide of ...

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No takers for $70m ‘rock’ star

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

A colossal diamond from Botswana the size of a tennis ball failed to sell at a Sotheby’s auction in London, UK, yesterday. spanThe ...

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‘Barn find’ sells for $930,000!

Sat, Jun 25, 2016

It may not look like much of a car, but it’s an historic machine, and worth nearly a million dollars. This incredibly rare 1949 Aston ...

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Online auction of watches is a sell-out

Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Bonhams’s watch department revealed that its first ever online-only auction was “resounding success”, with several stylish watche ...

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Patek Philippe watches set records at auction

Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Phillips's second watch sale in Hong Kong achieved a total of HK$150 million ($19.4 million), the highest for any watch auction held in Asia this s ...

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Bonhams first online-only auction under way

Mon, May 30, 2016

Bonhams’s first ever online-only auction, featuringb /b119 watches from a single-owner collection of a European noblan, is now under wa ...

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Bahraini art goes on show in London

Thu, May 26, 2016

A new exhibition featuring some of Bahrain’s finest artists made its debut yesterday at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK. / ...

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