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Moon dust collected by U.S. austronaut Neil Armstrong during the first lunar landing was displayed Thursday at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
French sculptor Auguste Rodin's newly re-discovered marble masterpiece titled "Andromeda" fetched nearly 3.7 million euros at a Paris auction, tripling its estimated price of 1.2 million euros plus premium.
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The largest heart-shaped, D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction fetched $15 million at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels event in Geneva on May 17, the company reported.
A painting by Haitian-American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has sold at Sotheby's in New York on Thursday for $110.5m according to the auction house. The work titled “Untitled” was created in 1982 and depicts a face in the shape of a skull.
Works by two 19th-century Romanian artists made a rare appearance at auction at Bonhams’ 19th Century European Paintings sale in New York on Wednesday 3 May.
A 24-carat gold fur was presented by Dr.Ing. Hristo Hadjiev, a Soha Innovations research and development executive, in the town of Kastoria, an international centre of fur trade in Northern Greece.
Constantin Brancusi's sculpture La muse endormie is to appear at auction for the first time at the Christie’s Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on 15 May. The work is anticipated to achieve upwards of $20 – $30 million.