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Big B meets ‘complete sport’ Judi Dench


September 7th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was recently introduced to Hollywood veteran Judi Dench and said it was a delight to meet her.Big B met her at the ... Read more...

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Four private Indian art archives from US on sale at Sotheby’s


August 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Sotheby's has brought out selected art from four important collections of South Asian modern and contemporary art including a cache of wooden toys crafted by ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to celebrate 25 years of designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla (With Image)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian contemporary fashion will be talk of London Sep 3-5 with Sotheby's opening an exhibition of designer wear and interior decor by celebrated designer duo ... Read more...

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Art auction market witnessing new generation of buyers (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A curious dichotomy has gripped the art auction market with a sudden boom in sales at record prices even as economies in Europe, the US ... Read more...

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India to bring home Gandhi-Kallenbach archives


July 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India has signed an agreement with British auction house Sotheby's and Isa Sarid, the grand niece of Mahatma Gandhi's aide Herman Kallenbach, to acquire the ... Read more...

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Rare Apple 1 computer to be auctioned


June 15th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Apple 1, the first ready-made personal computer, is expected to sell for up to $180,000 in an auction at Sotheby's, The Telegraph reported Friday.The computer, consisting ... Read more...

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Munch’s ‘The Scream’ sold for record $119 million at U.S. art auction


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream", one of the world's most recognizable images, was sold for a record $119,922,500 at an art auction in New York City ... Read more...

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19th century painting sells for record $5.2 mn


April 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ivan Aivazovsky's painting "View of Constantinople and the Bosphorus", painted in 1856, has sold at an auction in London for a record $5.2 million.The painting ... Read more...

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‘Raza masterpiece unsold but art market stable’


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The mood appears to be fluctuating in the international art market with an iconic work by 90-year-old contemporary pioneer S.H. Raza, "Village with Church", finding ... Read more...

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Raza painting to be sold by Sotheby’s (With Image)


March 19th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Leading Indian contemporary artist S.H. Raza's most significant work, "Village with Church", once owned by John D. Rockefeller III, will be auctioned at Sotheby's in ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi’s work to be exhibited at Sotheby’s London


February 18th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's wedding saris and a range of specially commissioned shawls and headbands will be showcased as part of the 'Inspired by ... Read more...

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India inspired design on sale at Sotheby’s


February 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian inspirations will power Sotheby's forthcoming auction 'Inspired by India', which will offer contemporary designs, photographs, textiles, ceramics, jewellery and furniture from May 8-15 in ... Read more...

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Amy Adams to star in ‘Object Of Beauty’


February 9th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams is set to star in and produce a film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel "Object of Beauty".The "Fighter" actress will take the leading ... Read more...

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Stalin death mask goes on sale


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The death mask of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin goes on sale in Britain Tuesday.The guide price for a set of bronze casts of Stalin's face ... Read more...

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Theft of Rajendra Prasad’s watch being probed


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Bihar Police have begun a probe into how the gold wrist watch of India's first President Rajendra Prasad reached Geneva in Switzerland after ... Read more...

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Apple founding document auctioned for $1.59 mn


December 14th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A document that established Apple Computer Co. has been auctioned off at Sotheby's in New York for $1.59 million, Sotheby's said in a press ... Read more...

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Unknown Tagore notebook to go under hammer in New York


December 7th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) A previously unknown notebook belonging to India's Nobel Laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore will be auctioned here next week, according to Sotheby's New York ... Read more...

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Yellow ‘Sun-Drop’ diamond auctioned for $12.36 million


November 16th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Geneva, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, a huge yellow diamond known as the Sun Drop broke the record to become the most expensive yellow diamond in the world. During an auction ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to auction Indore palace’s items


November 1st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Two rare pieces of art deco furniture - an armchair and a liquor bar - designed for the palace of the erstwhile ruler of Indore, ... Read more...

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Slice of Mughal history on sale at Sotheby’s


October 30th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A large painting of Delhi's Moti Masjid that will lead the auction of important Russian works by Sotheby's in New York Tuesday is regarded as ... Read more...

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150-year-old rare photos from Dalhousie collection on sale


September 24th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Sotheby's will offer on sale more than 220 newly-discovered photographs by the legendary Linneaus Tripe, depicting India and Myanmar in the mid-1850s, according to a ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to auction portrait of Nana Phadnavis


June 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) An 18th century portrait of one of the most important Indian historical statesmen, Nana Phadnavis, will be auctioned by Sotheby's in London, the auction house ... Read more...

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Historic Nepali mandala art sets world record at Sotheby’s


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) South Asian art scaled a new high in the European auction market with a 14th century Nepalese painting, "Vasudhara Mandala" selling for 825,250 pounds at ... Read more...

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Husain, Raza highlights of Sotheby’s Asian art sale


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain's "The Sixth Seal" and Syed Haider Raza's oil composition "Rue Des Fosses St Jaques" are the highlights of Sotheby's South Asian modern ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s sells eight Picassos for more than $50 mn


May 5th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 5 (IANS/EFE) Sotheby's auction house in New York sold eight works by Pablo Picasso for a total of over $50 million, including "Femmes lisant (Deux Personnages)" that ... Read more...

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UK’s Sheffield FC to sell 1858 football rules to net millions


May 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): A pamphlet outlining the rules of club football is expected to fetch up to 1.2 million pounds at auction for Sheffield FC, the world's oldest football club.Sheffield FC ... Read more...

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Soviet space capsule sells for $2.9 mn


April 13th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) A Soviet space capsule that orbited the Earth 50 years ago sold for about $2.9 million at Sotheby's in New York. The spherical Vostok 3KA-2 Space ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s sells pre-Gagarin spacecraft for $2.8 million


April 13th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Vostok 3KA-2 space capsule that carried a mannequin and a dog into space as a rehearsal for Yury Gagarin's manned space mission has ... Read more...

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Soviet era space capsule sold for nearly 3 m dollars in New York


April 13th, 2011 - 8:21 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 13 (ANI): A Russian businessman has bought a 1960s Soviet space capsule for nearly three million dollars at auction in New York.The spherical Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule went under ... Read more...

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Ming Vase auctioned for $1.38 million


March 21st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An antique Ming vase that dates back to 1736 was sold at Freeman’s auction for $1.38 million; the buyer’s identity remains anonymous.The vase that was made ... Read more...

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Cary Grant’s former Palm Springs retreat being sold for $2.9m


March 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Late actor Cary Grant's former Palm Springs retreat has been put on the market for 2.9 million dollars.According to online real estate database Zillow, the 1.54-acre estate ... Read more...

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Pink Panther sculpture expected to sell for $30m


March 12th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): American artist Jeff Koons' porcelain sculpture of a pink panther hugging a bare-breasted blonde is expected to fetch 30 million dollars at a New York City auction.There were ... Read more...

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Sobha Singh’s painting goes for auction at Sotheby’s (With images)


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) A portrait of Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh made by celebrated artist Sobha Singh will go under hammer in the US in March, an official of Singh's art ... Read more...

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Akbar Padamsee to lead Sotheby’s Asian art sale


February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) British auction house Sotheby's sale of Indian and Southeast Asian art in New York March 25 will be led by an important art work by artist Akbar ... 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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