Auctions

St Louis archaeological society sells Egyptian treasure

The American Institute for Archaeology says it is “deeply concerned” about the sale of antiquities

Published online: 01 October 2014

Recently published

A chip off the old auction block

A collection of 548 photographs by Edward Weston, printed posthumously by his son Cole, is being sold at Sotheby’s as one lot

Published online: 29 September 2014

Christie's takes another 2%

New premium from sellers if auction house beats estimates

Published online: 26 September 2014

Love me do

John Lennon painting still waiting for buyer

Published online: 25 September 2014

To have and to hold

Paris museum acquires Napoleon and Josephine’s marriage contract for €437,500

Published online: 23 September 2014

Sotheby’s sells the stars and stripes

A 1983 Flag work by Jasper John hits the New York auctions in November

Published online: 23 September 2014

 

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