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luxpresso - 03/31/2017 13:35:44

Indian Art in Action at Christie's

Indian Art In Action Christie’s fourth consecutive sale in Mumbai in modern Indian art, earned a noteworthy us$10.8 million in total. Here are some highlights from the auction. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 03/21/2017 17:30:14

The World’s Largest Pink Diamond to Go Under the Hammer

The World’s Largest Pink Diamond to Go Under the Hammer Sotheby’s is all set to put the famous Pink Star—a 59.60-carat fancy vivid pink diamond—under the hammer on 4th April 2017 in Hong Kong. The jewel is expected to beat the Christie’s blue diamond (sold at $57.5 million last year) and become the most expensive diamond ever sold at an auction... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 02/15/2017 18:30:19

Christie’s New York Sells a Rare Lamp for $2.8 Million

Christie’s New York Sells a Rare Lamp for $2.8 Million At a recently held sale, the New York department of Christie’s auction house sold a rare, antique lamp for a whopping $2.8 million. The lamp in question—the Pink Lotus—was manufactured by New York’s Tiffany Studios in 1906. It is made using the copper foil technique a.k.a. Tiffany... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/14/2016 16:34:28

Christie’s to Auction a Rare First Edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Christie’s to Auction a Rare First Edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Originally a mathematician and lecturer in Oxford, Lewis Caroll a.k.a Charles Dodgson was an introvert personality. But his true passion reflected in his interaction with children, in his stories full of fantasies, especially created for them. Caroll loved entertaining children, and it was one such... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/03/2016 15:29:39

Christie’s Auctions an Hermès Himalaya Birkin for INR 2.2 crores

Christie’s Auctions an Hermès Himalaya Birkin for INR 2.2 crores Seems like British auctioneer Christie’s is on a spree of breaking records. Setting another milestone, the auction house recently sold an Hermès Himalaya Birkin Bag, touted as the rarest handbag in the world, for a record-breaking sum of INR 2.2 crores approximately. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 05/18/2016 15:38:12

Christie’s to Auction Shakespeare’s First Four Folios

Christie’s to Auction Shakespeare’s First Four Folios It has been 400 years since the Bard of Avon left for his heavenly abode; but his valuable contribution to literature has kept him alive in the heart of a literarian.. And while every literature lover is expressing his loyalty in some or the other way to honour Shakespeare’s 400th death... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 04/15/2016 12:00:00

Christie’s to Auction the Largest Blue Diamond Ever!

Christie’s to Auction the Largest Blue Diamond Ever! After Sotheby’s auctioning the million dollar De Beers Jewel last week, now it is Christie’s has announced the sale of a fancy vivid blue diamond named Oppenheimer Blue, touted as the largest diamond ever offered at an auction. The sale will take place at the Magnificent Jewels sale to be held... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/15/2015 06:00:00

Interview: Dr. Deepanjana Klein Delves on Her Penchant for South Asian Art

Interview: Dr. Deepanjana Klein Delves on Her Penchant for South Asian Art Michelangelo stated, “The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” And everyone wants that serene touch in their homes and offices spaces. Talking about her passion for art, Dr. Deepanjana Klein gives us the inside information about the upcoming Christie's South Asian art... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/10/2015 18:31:13

Nirav Modi’s Diamond Necklace Fetches INR 13 Crores at a Christie’s Auction

Nirav Modi’s Diamond Necklace Fetches INR 13 Crores at a Christie’s Auction Christie’s Hong Kong recently auctioned Indian jewellery brand NIRAV MODI’s signature diamond cut necklace for an overwhelming amount of INR 13 crores. Appreciated in price since its debut in 2011 at the same auction house, here is the secret behind the statement neckpiece’s unique... Continue Reading »

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