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#Sotheby's

# sothebys - Friday 4 October, 2019

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount

Devolved Parliament went under the hammer in London last night.

# sothebys - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction

The anonymous collector who brought the painting to be auctioned had bought it for €2.2 million.

# sothebys - Thursday 4 June, 2015

An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

# sothebys - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record

The handcrafted timepiece is named after its original owner, a New York banker,who ordered it in 1925.

# sothebys - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million

The winning bidder, a bearded man apparently in his sixties was pitted in a one-on-race against a telephone competitor.

# sothebys - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m Bling Bling This post contains images

Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m

If it sells it will be a record price for any gemstone so far at auction.

# sothebys - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

118 carat diamond to go on auction in October

The diamond is expected to fetched between $28 and 35 million at an auction next month.

# sothebys - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million

The 800 page working manuscript is of the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett’s first major novel ‘Murphy’.

# sothebys - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Photos: Here's a giant 18th century palace up for sale in Russia Property Porn This post contains images

# sothebys - Monday 3 June, 2013

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.

# sothebys - Monday 20 May, 2013

First edition 'Harry Potter' - including author's notes - up for auction

The rare first edition will be sold to raise funds for English PEN, a writer’s association.

# sothebys - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Photos: Here's what a €19 million penthouse in New York City looks like Property Porn This post contains images

Photos: Here's what a €19 million penthouse in New York City looks like

Here’s a clue: expensive. It looks expensive.

# sothebys - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Photos: Here's what a €30 million house in the Cayman Islands looks like Property Porn This post contains images

Photos: Here's what a €30 million house in the Cayman Islands looks like

Got some spare millions lying around? Worried about looking flashing if you buy a gaff in Ireland? Never fear.

# sothebys - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sotheby's to sell Mick Jagger's love letters Love Like Jagger

Sotheby's to sell Mick Jagger's love letters

The letters were given to Sotheby’s to auction by Jagger’s former lover, singer Marsha Hunt.

# sothebys - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer

Paintings from Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats, Harry Clarke and Louis le Brocquy to be sold in London this month.

# sothebys - Sunday 19 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island? Titanic This post contains images

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?

The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…

# sothebys - Saturday 23 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Katharine Hepburn family estate on sale for $30 million Property Porn This post contains images

In pictures: Katharine Hepburn family estate on sale for $30 million

Waterfront property has its own private dock and sandy beaches.

# sothebys - 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.

# sothebys - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction Le Beau Sancy This post contains videos

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction

Extraordinary jewel has had a rich history passing through royal families in France, the Netherlands, England and Prussia since the 17th century.

# sothebys - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Bacon painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's Expensive Bacon

Bacon painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's

The painting of the male nude by the Dublin-born artist had been expected to sell for between $30 million and $40 million.

# sothebys - Thursday 3 May, 2012

The Scream sets auction record with $119m sale The Scream This post contains videos

The Scream sets auction record with $119m sale

The pastel work was one of four Munch created of the image and was sold in its original frame.

# sothebys - Saturday 21 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Nine things to know this Saturday…

From The Daily Edge Occupy Wall Street plans protest at art fair OCCUPY ART This post contains videos

Occupy Wall Street plans protest at art fair

Internationally acclaimed Frieze Art Fair to be next target for Occupy movement.

# sothebys - Sunday 25 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# sothebys - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Artist's invisible ink signature revealed after 30 years Invisible Ink

Artist's invisible ink signature revealed after 30 years

Auction house Sotheby’s says it has uncovered the secret signature of a graffiti artist on a piece from 1982.

# sothebys - 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.

# sothebys - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Wallis Simpson's smalls up for sale Auction

Wallis Simpson's smalls up for sale

Interest reported to be brisk in personal belongings of American divorcee who led British monarch to abdicate his throne.

# sothebys - Friday 11 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million Bringing Home The Bacon

Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million

An anonymous buyer pays three times the pre-sale price at an auction in London.