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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 - 07/15/2016 14:00:09

Auction Alert: Christie’s Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of Patek Philippe

Auction Alert: Christie’s Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of Patek Philippe Come fall, Christie’s will host a special sale to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the most iconic Patek Philippe watches—the Nautilus. The renowned British auction house has scheduled sales in four major locations across the globe—namely Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, and New York—October... 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 - 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 - 10/01/2015 06:00:00

Interview: NS Harsha—The Story Teller

Interview: The Story Teller A recipient of numerous prestigious awards and recognitions, artist and philosopher NS Harsha explores human interaction and narrative, forging links between Indian tradition and modern realities. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 09/29/2015 17:16:00

Christie’s to Auction the Largest Pink Diamond

Christie’s Offers Largest Pink Diamond for Auction Few things can offer the opulence and shine of a sparkling gem. Christie’s International is offering the largest cushion-shaped Fancy Vivid Pink diamond at an auction. So, get ready to bid for this beautiful stone to enhance the beauty of your treasure chest. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 08/22/2015 11:52:00

Nirav Modi’s Exquisite Lotus Collection to Ring in the Festive Season

Nirav Modi Jewellery Lotus Collection Nirav Modi created history as the first Indian jewellery designer to be featured on the covers of Christie’s and Sotheby’s catalogues. His creative sensibility has now percolated from designing rare antique pieces to compiling exquisite collections that are befitting for the festive season. We... Continue Reading »

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