In this picture taken on May 24, 2013 a man looks at artworks of Chinese master Zhang Daqian at the Sotheby's viewing gallery in Hong Kong. Twenty-four works by Zhang fetched 330 million HKD (10.4 USD) at a Sotheby's sale on 27 May after 'intense' bidding, which was almost 90 percent above the auction house's estimates, Sotheby's said.
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Cambodia to welcome looted statues' return from US
the work from a London dealer in 1975.The sculpture of a mythical warrior in an elaborate headdress has been estimated by Sotheby's to be worth $2 million to $3 million at auction. The statue is of "extraordinary value" to the Cambodian people and "a triumph Read more »
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Monet's 'Contarini Palace' Sold for $31 Million
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Financier Leon Black Buys $48 Million Raphael Drawing
Mary M. Lan LONDON—New York financier Leon Black was the mystery buyer of a $47.9 million Raphael drawing auctioned by Sotheby's London last December, according to several people familiar with the matter. The question of who bought the renaissance master's 3:06 PM from Wall Street Journal Read more »
Why pay $37 Million for a Gerhard Richter painting when you can see them at Toronto Public Library for free?
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Simon Hewitt: Madonna & Monkey-Business: London's Russian Week Forges Ahead
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Elton John Record Collection Reveals Hidden Treasures
--Â Jeanine T. Patrick, of Patrick & Patrick CPA's reveals that twenty years after Sir Elton John sold his record collection at a Sotheby's auction to raise funds for his Aids Charity, a thorough inventory has uncovered that not only is the Collection much from Street Insider Read more »