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Collectors carve out a hobby from antique Japanese ivory figures

March 9th, 2006 · 2 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Standing on his little circular plinth, his inscrutable smile belying the fact that time has caused him to stoop under the weight of his burden, this little Japanese figure of a basket seller is so lifelike, you almost expect him to give you a […]

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Tags: Ivory · Japanese

$13.7 million for a Picasso at Sotheby’s

November 3rd, 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; } The big money was out in New York on Tuesday evening when Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist paintings raised a total of $130.1 million. The Christie’s sale on Tuesday night totalled $160.9 million. […]

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Tags: Japanese · Plastic