A folio from the Shah Tahmasp Shahnameh is being offered on sale at Sotheby’s in October, and is expected to sell for four to six million pounds, as a “perfect encapsulation of artistic skill, patronage and beauty.”
“I’m very pleased that the one-of-a-kind Unburnable Book of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale' has raised so much money for PEN America," author Margaret Atwood says.
Private collector buys 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé for a record $143 million, says auction house Sotheby's.
The shirt the Argentina star was wearing when he scored against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final was auctioned for $9.3 million, a record for any item of sports memorabilia.
The more than 15-carat De Beers Cullinan Blue diamond will be offered in a single-lot auction at Sotheby's Hong Kong in April.
The white leather shoes with the red Nike swoosh and soles were worn by the iconic player in 1984 in the fifth game of his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls.
Picasso's 1938 painting "Femme au beret rouge-orange" received the highest bid of $40.5 million at an auction in Las Vegas.
Sotheby’s has won the rights to auction off the Macklowe art collection, which includes works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Mark Rothko.
The blockchain-based token includes an animated version of Berners-Lee's nearly 10,000 lines of code and a letter from himself.
"Quantum" by Kevin McCoy, a simple geometric animation, is the first known non-fungible token, according to auction house Sotheby's.
The auction house had earlier estimated Pablo Picasso’s “Woman Sitting Near a Window (Marie-Therese)” would sell for $55 million.
Largest Kashmir sapphire ever auctioned and a royal tiara are the stars of this year's May magnificent jewels sales in Geneva.
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