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Global Auction Calendar: Highlights For The First Quarter Of 2018

10 Jan | Global Auction Calendar: Highlights For The First Quarter Of 2018

After last year’s record-smashing sales, what does 2018 have in store for the global auction world? Kickstart the new year with our selection...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Items Sold At Auction In 2017

28 Dec | Top 10 Most Expensive Items Sold At Auction In 2017

With numerous record-breaking sales, 2017 was a banner year for the global auction industry. Here we take a look back at this year’s biggest auction...

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How To Sell Your Chinese Ceramics At Auction

21 Dec | How To Sell Your Chinese Ceramics At Auction

We find out what distinguishes a particularly outstanding Chinese ceramics piece in the eyes of an expert. Enchanting, painstakingly crafted,...

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How To Auction A Piece From Your Collection

7 Dec | How To Auction A Piece From Your Collection

If you’ve never taken a walk on the other side of the auction block, there’s never been a better time to try switching from bidding to selling. Here...

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7 Fascinating Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi

10 Nov | 7 Fascinating Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi

Hailed as the greatest artistic rediscovery of the twenty-first century, Leonardo da Vinci’s painting Salvator Mundi is set to hit the auction block...

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Picasso’s “Femme Accroupie (Jacqueline)” To Be Auctioned For First Time Ever

30 Oct | Picasso’s “Femme Accroupie (Jacqueline)” To Be Auctioned For First Time Ever

Pablo Picasso’s greatest love and muse, Jacqueline Roque, will shine under the spotlight in November when the rarely displayed "Femme Accroupie (Jacqueline)"...

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How To Sell Your Art At Auction

21 Sep | How To Sell Your Art At Auction

With the work of today’s generation of artists gaining more and more attention on the auction block, it’s easier than you might think to auction a...

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A Brush With Greatness: The Le Cong Tang Collection’s Ru Brush Washer

15 Sep | A Brush With Greatness: The Le Cong Tang Collection’s Ru Brush Washer

Find out why this luminous, blue-green Ru Guanyao brush washer from China’s Northern Song dynasty – a significant highlight of Sotheby’s Autumn sales...

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My Fair Ladies: The Collections Of Vivien Leigh And Audrey Hepburn On Auction

22 Aug | My Fair Ladies: The Collections Of Vivien Leigh And Audrey Hepburn On Auction

Two iconic silver screen legends, Vivien Leigh and Audrey Hepburn, will shine once again in September when personal items from their private collections...

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Global Auction Calendar: Highlights For The Rest Of 2017

10 Aug | Global Auction Calendar: Highlights For The Rest Of 2017

For all of the collectors out there, here are the can’t-miss events on the global auction calendar for the rest of the year. We may be past...

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The Top-Selling Artists At Auction In 2017 – So Far

27 Jul | The Top-Selling Artists At Auction In 2017 – So Far

Inspiring fierce bidding battles and rapidly rising price tags, here are the artists who have proved themselves to be the auction block heavyweights so...

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5 Tips For Bidding At Online Auctions

18 Jul | 5 Tips For Bidding At Online Auctions

It’s easy, incredibly convenient, and just as exciting as placing a bid in person – all without having to raise a paddle, of course. Renyi Lim introduces...

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