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Taylor’s pearl fetches record money


December 14th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A rare 16th century pearl, known as La Peregrina, from the collection of late Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor's jewels has created a new auction price ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta, Souza lead auction stakes at Christie’s


May 26th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The early masters of Indian contemporary art and the progressive group of artists like Tyeb Mehta, F.N. Souza and Akbar Padamsee are high on the ... Read more...

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450-year-old Titian painting sells for record $16.9m at NY auction


January 28th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A 450-year-old painting by Renaissance master Titian fetched a record 16.9 million dollars on Thursday at a Sotheby's sale of Old Master works in New York."A Sacra ... Read more...

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Auction record shows society supports art: Arpita Singh (With Image)


December 28th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Arpita Singh is still an old-fashioned idealist at heart, unruffled by the hype of her work fetching millions at the auction mart. The 73-year-old painter ... Read more...

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World’s most expensive Barbie up for grabs at $500K


October 7th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A custom-designed Barbie, wearing a necklace featuring a one-carat pink diamond, is to be auctioned off for an estimated 300,000 to 500,000 dollars, making it the world's most ... Read more...

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Picasso sets new art auction record: $106.5 mn


May 5th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 5 (DPA) A 1932 painting by Pablo Picasso sold Tuesday night in New York for $106.5 million, a new world record auction price for a work of art, the ... Read more...

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Rare blue royal diamond sets all time auction record of PS16.3m


December 11th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 11 (ANI): A rare blue grey diamond bearing 300 years of royal history and weighing 35.56 carat diamond has set a world record after fetching 16.3 million pounds at ... Read more...

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Rare blue diamond expected to fetch PS9 million at auction


December 7th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): A rare blue diamond bearing a royal background for 300 years and weighing a staggering 35.56 carats is estimated to fetch 9 million pounds at an auction.The ... Read more...

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Bradman cap may well break auction record


December 1st, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 1(IANS) The 'Baggy Green' cap won by legendary Don Bradman on the 1948 "Invincibles" Ashes tour has been placed an estimated price of $600,000 to $750,000 by its auctioneer and ... Read more...

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Damien Hirst thirst rakes in £70m at Sotheby’s auction


September 16th, 2008 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Monday saw global investment giant Lehmann Brothers file for bankruptcy, but by night there wasn't even a whiff of the credit crunch at Sotheby's in London where a ... Read more...

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Anish Kapoor sculpture attracts $3.87 mn at Sotheby’s sale


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) An untitled 2003 sculpture by Anish Kapoor sold for 1,945,250 pounds ($3.87 million) after being hotly contested by three bidders on the telephone at Sotheby's auction of contemporary ... Read more...

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Picasso’s ‘Sylvette’ breaks auction record in Sydney


June 18th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 18 (IANS) A Pablo Picasso masterpiece Wednesday fetched Australian $6.9 million, breaking an Australian art auction record. Picasso's 'Sylvette' painted in 1954, when the artist was in his ... Read more...

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Subodh Gupta in Asian top ten with $1.2 million at Christie’s


May 26th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by admin
Hong Kong, May 26 (IANS) New Delhi-based Subodh Gupta was the sole non-Chinese artist to break into the top ten Asian contemporary works sold, with his "Saat Samundar Paar (10)" (Across the ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich the mystery buyer of Bacon-Freuds masterpieces


May 18th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
London, May 18 (ANI): The mystery buyer of Francis Bacons Triptych, which was sold for 86.3 million dollars and Lucian Freuds Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, 1995, which fetched 33.6 million dollars, is ... Read more...

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Bacon masterpiece sets auction record with PS43m


May 16th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
London May 16 (ANI): Renowned artist Francis Bacons masterpiece Triptych, has set a new record in sales by fetching a whopping 43 million pounds at an auction in New York.Beating the ... Read more...

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Freud painting sets auction record with 17.2 million pounds


May 14th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): The life-size painting depicting a Jobcentre supervisor, by British artist Lucian Freud has entered record books for fetching the highest ever auction price.The 1995 portrait of Sue ... Read more...

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Indian modern art fetches 4.28 million pounds in London auction


May 3rd, 2008 - 8:55 am ICT by admin
London, May 3 (IANS) A painting by Francis Newton Souza fetched the top price of 580,500 pounds - outperforming old masters Tagore and Jamini Roy - at an auction of Indian modern ... Read more...

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Lucian Freuds naked jobcentre muse expected to break auction record


April 12th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 12 (ANI): A life-size painting depicting a Jobcentre supervisor, by British artist Lucian Freud is expected to fetch the highest ever auction price for a work by a living ... Read more...

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800-year-old key to Islams most holy shrine sold for 9.2million pounds


April 10th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.10 (ANI): A 12th-century iron key to the Kaba in Mecca, the holiest site in Islam, was sold for 9.2 million pounds at Sothebys in London on Wednesday. Its existence ... Read more...

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Online auction of contemporary Indian art fetches $7.15 mn


March 16th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
Pune, March 16 (IANS) An online auction of Indian contemporary art, first in 2008, reported a sale of over $7.15 million (Rs.286 million) against a target of $5.1 million. The event, which ... Read more...

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Ancient Chinese vase dismissed as a fake sells for 3m pounds!


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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