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#Christie's

# christies - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction The Pink Legacy This post contains videos

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

The diamond was snapped up by American luxury brand Harry Winston.

# christies - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for record-breaking $450 million

The 500-year-old painting was sold by the Russian boss of the soccer club AS Monaco.

# christies - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Rare 'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for record-breaking $50.6 million

The diamond went at an auction in Geneva today, auction house Christie’s said.

# christies - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

'Lost' Francis Bacon work found on back of two Irish paintings up for sale at bargain price

The unfinished painting, titled ‘Figure’, has been made whole for the first time in 60 years. Bacon’s paintings are among the most expensive in the world.

# christies - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state

The painting is part of the Russborough House collection which has been the subject of much controversy over the last six months.

# christies - Friday 26 June, 2015

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction

… but there’s an October deadline to come up with other philanthropic alternatives to keep the paintings is Ireland.

# christies - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'Christie's, the stinkers': Auction house will 'disgrace themselves' if it charges penalty fee for Russborough paintings

There have been calls for the board of the foundation to be dissolved.

# christies - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

These paintings were left to you, so how is a gift to the people of Ireland being sold?

An Taisce has been granted leave to take a judicial review of the granting of the export licences of the Beit paintings.

# christies - Monday 8 June, 2015

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

# christies - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Plus: What’s the average monthly rent in Ireland?

# christies - Monday 11 November, 2013

Prices for NAMA artworks slashed to achieve faster sale

Four paintings that once belonged to financier Derek Quinlan will go on sale later this month.

# christies - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million Property Porn This post contains images

# christies - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Flawless 101-carat diamond to be sold at auction

Do you have $20 million you’d like to part with?

# christies - Monday 4 March, 2013

British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs

Some of the British government’s wine is being sold off as part of a bid to make its hospitality service self-funding.

# christies - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Mystery masterpiece uncovered during renovations at Paris Ritz

No-one knows when the painting by Le Brun was installed in the hotel – but now it is to be auctioned off for charity.

# christies - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction

The Archduke Joseph Diamond with 76.02 carats fetched €221,619 per carat.

# christies - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Monet painting sells for a whopping €34.4 million at NY auction Well Holy God This post contains a poll

Monet painting sells for a whopping €34.4 million at NY auction

The 1905 painting of mint-green lily pads was the biggest single seller at the Christie’s auction.

# christies - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Bond auction: Your Roadster has arrived 007 This post contains images

Bond auction: Your Roadster has arrived

Classic cars, M’s letter opener, first-edition Fleming books and Daniel Craig’s sunglasses: all up for grabs in charity 50 Years of James Bond auction.

# christies - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Diamonds are a girl's best (expensive) friend Bling

Diamonds are a girl's best (expensive) friend

A rare pink diamond is to be auctioned in Hong Kong today – how much do you think it is expected to fetch?

# christies - Sunday 27 May, 2012

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world... Art Attacked This post contains images

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world...

TheJournal.ie takes a deeper look at the international art market and discovers a mini-boom among retired public servants in Ireland and billionaire battles between the Russians and Chinese.

# christies - Friday 18 November, 2011

NAMA nets almost €2 million from art sales NAMA Art This post contains images

NAMA nets almost €2 million from art sales

Six paintings, which are widely believed to have belonged to developer Derek Quinlan, were sold at an auction in London last night to help pay off his debts to the agency.

# christies - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Kylie's undies fetch £5k at auction Kylie's Underwear

Kylie's undies fetch £5k at auction

The red silk ensemble surpassed the estimate set by Christie’s…

# christies - Monday 19 September, 2011

Andy Warhol work among 14 paintings auctioned by NAMA NAMA This post contains images

Andy Warhol work among 14 paintings auctioned by NAMA

Works by Louis le Brocquy and Jack Butler Yeats will also be auctioned off having been seized from a NAMA debtor.

# christies - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Slideshow: Rare jewellery auctions in Geneva reach record sales Auction This post contains images

Slideshow: Rare jewellery auctions in Geneva reach record sales

Sales of rare items, including jewellery owned by Wallis Simpson, have raised record prices at auction houses in Switzerland this week.

# christies - Sunday 10 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery collection to be sold at auction Elizabeth Taylor This post contains images

Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery collection to be sold at auction

The screen star, who passed away last month, was renowned for her love of diamonds – her private collection is understood to include some of the world’s most expensive stones.

# christies - Thursday 17 February, 2011

'Lost' Warhol self-portrait sells for €12.8 million

A London auction sees a previously ‘unseen’ six-feet-square self-portrait of Andy Warhol sell for £10.8 million.