A porcelain cup sold for HK$281 million ($36 million) at Sotheby’s Hong Kong today, setting an auction record for a Chinese work of art.
A jadeite bead necklace sold for HK$214 million ($27.6 million) at Sotheby’s Hong Kong last night, setting an auction record for such jewelry.
Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Xiaogang and seven other Asian artists achieved new auction records at Sotheby’s HK$670 million ($86 million) Hong Kong evening sale.
A Stradivari viola worth HK$351 million ($45 million), a rare Ming dynasty ceramic cup and bottles of Romanee-Conti wine will be featured during a week of sales in Hong Kong.
Pan Sutong proudly displays the 4.5-liter jeroboam of 1900 Chateau Latour he uncorked on Dec. 8 after his two thoroughbreds placed first and second in their respective races at the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Patek Philippe SA Chairman Thierry Stern said the Swiss watchmaker has bought gold futures as a defense against high gold prices that are threatening the luxury goods industry.
To catch a glimpse of the former life of Riza Sarraf, flip through the celebrity columns of Turkey’s newspapers.
Thirteen Patek Philippe timepieces, which had belonged to collector Henry Graves Jr., are coming to the auction block at Sotheby’s in June.
Swiss watchmakers are devoting 2014 to convincing women like Mo Oshodi to covet timepieces the way she does her shoe collection.
A 1957 Patek Philippe pink-gold watch that adjusts for leap years and is one of six of its kind known to exist sold for $2.2 million at a Christie’s International auction in Geneva.