`Perfect` diamond sells for $22 mn in New York

 A "perfect" 100-carat diamond originally mined in South Africa sold for $22.1 million in New York on Tuesday in three minutes of bidding, Sotheby`s said.

Apr 22, 2015, 06:12 AM IST

eBay, Sotheby's launch new online auctions platform

Going, going, gone! Sold to the highest bidder at the auction, on the phone or on a new eBay platform that will stream Sotheby`s New York auctions live beginning next month.

Mar 17, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Georgia O`Keeffe painting sets record for any female artist

A painting by late American artist Georgia O`Keeffe sold for more than $44.4 million in New York on Thursday, which Sotheby`s called a new auction world record for any female artist.

Nov 21, 2014, 02:26 AM IST

Duchess of Windsor jewels fetch $1,016,137

Jewels from the personal collection of the Duke and the Duchess of Windsor that went under the hammer here at Sotheby`s and fetched a whopping $1,016,137, much above its estimates.

Dec 14, 2013, 14:56 PM IST

Chance to win $1 million Picasso for just $135 in online raffle

The UNESCO-registered charity has issued 50,000 tickets at 100 euros ($135) each for the first-of-its-kind tombola on December 18 at Sotheby`s in Paris, hoping to raise $5 million.

Dec 04, 2013, 11:49 AM IST

18th century ivory furniture on sale at Sotheby`s

Two pairs of 18th century chairs and a settee from the same era, custom-made for Warren Hastings, governor general of Bengal from 1772 to 1785, will go under the hammer at Sotheby`s here Dec 4. The furniture is made of ivory.

Nov 30, 2013, 08:48 AM IST

Painting sold for $4.8 mn in New York

A painting by a Spanish artist has been auctioned here at the Sotheby`s for $4.8 million, making it his highest priced work ever sold in the US.

Nov 12, 2013, 08:22 AM IST

Indian betel box fetches 662,000 pounds at Sotheby`s

An 18th century diamond-set, enamelled gold paandan - a small ornamented box Indians use for keeping their betel leaf and assortments - was sold for a staggering 662,500 pounds at Sotheby`s first auction of the Imperial India collection here.

Oct 12, 2013, 09:00 AM IST

Exquisite pieces from Imperial India on sale at Sotheby`s

A sword of Tipu Sultan, a bejewelled gold tray from the Mughal era, a miniature painting of Lord Rama and Sita are among the precious objects that will go under the hammer at Sotheby`s first-ever auction of Imperial India collection here Oct 9.

Oct 03, 2013, 12:04 PM IST

Sotheby`s to auction Buddhist art

Pan-Asian Buddhist paintings and sculptures from the ancient regions of China, Japan, Tibet, and Nepal are up for auction at Sotheby`s.

Sep 01, 2013, 08:48 AM IST

Gaitonde`s painting fetches record price at Sotheby`s

A newly discovered art piece - `Painting No. 1` of 1962 - by Indian artist Vasudeo S. Gaitonde has been sold for 698,500 pounds (about $1,093,000) at the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale here.

Jun 15, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

Works of Husain, Pakistani artists to be auctioned at Sotheby`s

Works of Indian contemporary artists, including two paintings by late M.F. Husain, and Pakistani painters will go under the hammer at Sotheby`s in London for its Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale June 11.

Jun 07, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

Indian masters call the shots at Sotheby`s

A sale of South Asian art, known as the Amaya Collection from the archive of writer and collector Amrita Jhaveri, at Sotheby`s saw Indian masters fetching strong prices.

Mar 21, 2013, 08:47 AM IST

Sale of Mahatma Gandhi items: Sotheby`s to consider range of factors

In the wake of controversy over sale of Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia, auction house Sotheby`s on Sunday said it would consider a range of factors while taking a decision to put such items under the hammer in future.

Feb 03, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Four private Indian art archives from US on sale at Sotheby`s

Sotheby`s has brought out selected art from four important collections of South Asian modern and contemporary art including a cache of wooden toys crafted by the late MF Husain for its Sept 10 auction in New York.

Aug 10, 2012, 09:00 AM IST

Sotheby`s to celebrate 25 years of designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla

Indian contemporary fashion will be talk of London Sep 3-5 with Sotheby`s opening an exhibition of designer wear and interior decor.

Jul 17, 2012, 08:34 AM IST

19th century painting sells for record $5.2 mn

Ivan Aivazovsky`s painting ‘View of Constantinople and the Bosphorus’, painted in 1856, has sold at an auction in London.

Apr 26, 2012, 08:22 AM IST

James Murdoch to leave Sotheby`s board

James Murdoch will leave board of auction house Sotheby`s to focus on core responsibilities as deputy chief officer at News Corp.

Mar 17, 2012, 11:25 AM IST

Custer`s 1876 battle flag to be auctioned

Lt Col George Custer`s battle flag could rake in a whopping 3.3 mn pounds when it goes up for auction.

Jun 29, 2010, 09:38 AM IST

Kher`s sculpture gets under a mn pounds at Sotheby`s

A life-sized elephant in a crouched position by UK-born Indian sculptor Bharti Kher fetched over £900,000 at an auction by Sotheby`s in London Monday evening.

Jun 29, 2010, 09:05 AM IST