Tag Archives: Sotheby’s

Diamond the Size of a Tennis Ball Could Fetch $70 Million at Auction


LONDON, United Kingdom – (AP) – A 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball — the largest discovered in over a century — could sell for more than $70 million, auctioneer Sotheby’s said Wednesday.


The auction house plans to offer the Lesedi la Rona diamond in London on June 29.


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The Infamous Johannes Vermeer Painting is Home to Stay – “Girl With a Pearl Earring”

Mauritshuis Vermeer pearl

 

Jonannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” has returned home from a triumphant tour around the globe. Today the painting will rest in its original gallery at the Mauritshuis … Continue Reading ››

The World’s Most Famous Pocketwatch to Go Under the Hammer at Sotheby’s Auction House

The Rarest Watch in the World - The Henry Graves Super-complication
The Rarest Watch in the World – The Henry Graves Super-complication

 

Sotheby’s announced this past week that one of the rarest watches ever made by human-hands is going up for auction.

The illusive … Continue Reading ››