23-25 February 2009, Paris
23-25 February 2009
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Harry Williams-Bulkeley, Christie's European Head of Silver, explains what makes this Dutch Golden Age silver ewer so extraordinary
Christie’s to auction an important and long-lost portrait work by Lucas Cranach the Elder, recently returned to the heirs of Fritz Gutmann
Italy’s ‘great rebirth’ in 1958 gave rise to ‘a battlefield of the avant-garde’. A new exhibition explores the nation’s art across a tumultuous 10-year period
Margaret Gristina contemplates this ‘exquisite’ 600-year-old emblem of the long relationship between the Rockefellers and China
The three-day sale of the Collection of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé at the Grand Palais in Paris, realized €373,935,500 / £332,802,595 / $483,835,144 and set a world record for the most valuable private collection sold at auction.
A peek inside the saleroom at the Grand Palais in Paris where Christie's sale of the Collection of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé set a world record for the most valuable private collection ever sold at auction.