Art,Luxury Living

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Sets Record

18 Feb , 2015   Video

Alberto Giacometti Chariot Sothebys

Sotheby’s November evening sale of Impressionist & Modern Art achieved $422.1 million, the highest total in Sotheby’s history. Leading the sale were two sculptures, Alberto Giacometti’s Chariot, selling for an historic sum of $101 million, and Amadeo Modigliani’s Tête, which achieved $70.7 million.

Luxury Living,Watches

The Future of Watch Collecting

18 Feb , 2015   Video

Sotheby's watches

Join Tim Bourne, Wordwide Head of Watches at Sotheby’s, along with collectors, watchmakers and enthusiasts, as they share their insight about the future of watch collecting.

Jewellery,Luxury Living

ACROSS THE SPECTRUM

18 Feb , 2015  

Blue diamond Sotheby's

BY VIVIENNE BECKER The astonishing $32.6 million achieved in November by Mrs Paul Mellon’s rare and ravishing blue diamond weighing 9.75 carats crowned a year in which important diamonds proved the invincibility that is part of their legend. The pear-shaped diamond, christened the Zoe Diamond by its Hong Kong buyer, is according to David Bennett, […]

Luxury Living,Wine

The Sotheby’s Wine Interview: Elisa Scavino

18 Feb , 2015  

Sotheby' s Wine

Elisa Scavino is the 32-year-old granddaughter of Paolo Scavino, who founded the Piedmont winery that bears his name in 1921. It is very much a family business and Elisa works closely, as winemaker, with her father, Enrico, and her sister Enrica, who handles the marketing. They produce a wide range of excellent, affordable Dolcetto, Barbera […]

Auction,International Luxury Real Estate News,Luxury Living

Auction house raises charges for art buyers

13 Feb , 2015  

Auction house raises charges for art buyers

Buying art at Sotheby’s has become more expensive as the top international auction house increased its buyer’s premium, the rates it charges a successful bidder. As of Sunday 1st February 2015, anyone who purchases a work of art has to pay 25 per cent to the auction house on the first $200,000 of the hammer […]

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Auction,International Luxury Real Estate News,Luxury Living

Sotheby’s breaks sales record

13 Feb , 2015  

Sotheby's breaks sales records

Sale of rare impressionist and modern works by Monet and Matisse fetches a total of almost €247m and sees five other records broken Art lovers came out in force and with deep pockets as a world famous auction house recorded a record total. Sotheby’s celebrated the highest figure for any auction held in London, with […]

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