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Christie’s sale of the centuries – great houses give up their secrets

July 17th, 2006 · No Comments

Important antiques and works of art from four great private houses are expected to raise more than £1 million in a two-day auction later this month. International fine art auctioneers Christie’s will sell more than 800 lots in a marquee at Gyrn Castle, Llanasa, North Wales, the country house home of prominent 19th century Liverpool […]

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Tags: Christie's · House Sales

Christie’s play leapfrog with Internet first

July 12th, 2006 · No Comments

International auctioneers Christie’s crept up quietly and stole a march on their rivals today by announcing the introduction of live Internet-based bidding for some of their sales.Nothing new there, you might say, but Christie’s have chosen to protect their brand and have developed their own version of the technology instead of falling in with such […]

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Trafalgar gold medal sells for record £248,800

October 20th, 2005 · No Comments

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Tags: Auctions · Christie's

Battle of the Canalettos and the winner costs £18.6m

July 8th, 2005 · No Comments

.flickr-photo { border: solid 1px #000000; }.flickr-frame { float: right; text-align: center; margin-left: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Record-breaking Canaletto The champagne corks popped at Christie’s when their Canaletto sold for a record-breaking £11.4 million but the celebrations moved to Bond Street when Sotheby’s Canaletto smashed that price and was […]

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Tags: Auctions · Canaletto · Christie's · Sotheby's