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Liz Taylor auction at Christie’s NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP).- From the colorful, couture frocks worn during her two weddings with actor Richard Burton, to the dazzling ruby and diamond Cartier jewelry set, a gift from her third husband, film producer Mike Todd, “The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor” on display at Christie’s auction house in New York tells a passionate story, spanning seven husbands […]

Two trial proofs for Andy Warhol’s image of a dollar sign at Bonhams, London

Two trial proofs for Andy Warhol’s iconic image of a dollar sign are for sale at Bonhams Print sale on 29 November in London. The signed prints, estimated at between £15,000- 20,000, date from 1982 – just five years before the artist untimely death – and are based on paintings executed the year before. They are among the most obvious representations of the […]

Christie’s announces sale of an Iberian Private Collection Part I: Important Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu

A George II gold snuff-box By Francis Harrache (fl. 1738-1754), marked, with the London date letter for 1757. 3 in. (76 mm.) Wide, 5 oz. (167 gr.). Estimate: £50,000-70,000. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2011. LONDON.- Christie’s announces the upcoming auction An Iberian Private Collection with Part I: Important Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu on 8 December […]