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Jewelry by premier designers offered online by Christie’s, Sept. 30

Hemmerle aquamarine and tsavorite garnet earrings, estimated at $15,000-$20,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022


Hemmerle aquamarine and tsavorite garnet earrings, estimated at $15,000-$20,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

NEW YORK – Christie’s will present Jewels Online, an auction that will be open for bidding from September 19 through September 30. The sale features more than 200 lots ranging from antique to contemporary and from white diamonds to colored gemstones. With a wide selection of signed jewels by makers including Boucheron, Bulgari, Cartier, Hemmerle, JAR, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, Seaman Schepps, Taffin, Tiffany & Co, Jean Schlumberger and Van Cleef & Arpels, and more than half of the lots offered without reserve, this sale is sure to delight seasoned collectors and jewelry enthusiasts alike. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers. Read more

L.S. Lowry’s 1952 masterpiece ‘Going to the Match’ will be auctioned on October 19 in London, estimated at $5.7 million-$9.2 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

L.S. Lowry masterpiece could raise millions for British charity in October

L.S. Lowry’s 1952 masterpiece ‘Going to the Match’ will be auctioned on October 19 in London, estimated at $5.7 million-$9.2 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

L.S. Lowry’s 1952 masterpiece ‘Going to the Match’ will be auctioned on October 19 in London, estimated at $5.7 million-$9.2 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

LONDON – Christie’s will offer L.S. Lowry’s iconic 1953 painting Going to the Match as the leading highlight of the Modern British & Irish Art Evening Sale on October 19. The work, which is estimated at £5 million-£8 million ($5.7 million-$9.2 million), is being offered by the Players Foundation (registered in England and Wales with charity number 1150458), which will use proceeds from the sale to continue its charitable work in assisting those with dementia and relieving poverty among current or former professional players. The foundation acquired the painting in 1999.

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Circa-1740 George II giltwood open armchair, design attributed to William of Kent, possibly by William Linnell, est. £15,000-£25,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Christie’s popular The Collector sale returns Sept. 22

Circa-1740 George II giltwood open armchair, design attributed to William of Kent, possibly by William Linnell, est. £15,000-£25,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Circa-1740 George II giltwood open armchair, design attributed to William of Kent, possibly by William Linnell, est. £15,000-£25,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

LONDON – Christie’s is collaborating with interior designer and creative director Charlotte Taylor for the London edition of The Collector auction this autumn, which is now live online and will be open for bidding from September 8 to 22. View the full online catalog at LiveAuctioneers.

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Pair of Italian ormolu-mounted jasper, bloodstone, green porphyry and red marble cups, est. $150,000-$210,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Galerie Steinitz teams with Christie’s on 58-lot auction, Sept. 21

 

Pair of Italian ormolu-mounted jasper, bloodstone, green porphyry and red marble cups, est. $150,000-$210,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Pair of Italian ormolu-mounted jasper, bloodstone, green porphyry and red marble cups, est. $150,000-$210,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

LONDON – Christie’s has partnered with Benjamin Steinitz, the internationally-renowned dealer of 18th- and 19th-century furniture and sculpture, to create a first for Classic art: all 58 lots offered in the live auction Provenance Revealed: Galerie Steinitz on Wednesday, September 21 in London will be registered and secured on the blockchain through Artory, a world leader in art tech and the blockchain-secured registration of physical artworks and collectibles. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Pablo Picasso, ‘Oiseau mangeant un ver,’ est. £30,000-£50,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Unique 1949 work emerges in Sept. 20 sale of Picasso ceramics

Pablo Picasso, ‘Oiseau mangeant un ver,’ est. £30,000-£50,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022


Pablo Picasso, ‘Oiseau mangeant un ver,’ est. £30,000-£50,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

LONDON – Picasso Ceramics, an online-only sale of ceramics that exude Pablo Picasso’s celebrated joie de vivre, is live for bidding at Christie’s from September 6 to 20. Expressed through the artist’s characteristically energetic colors and playful forms, these whimsical works celebrate an unrivaled period in Picasso’s career. Following the uncertainty of the war years, the artist reveled in his newfound zest for life, absorbing and delighting in the light, color and deep-seated traditions of the South of France, which re-energized his work.

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Signed Michael Jordan rookie card could top $3M at Christie’s

Michael Jordan Upper Deck Signed 1986 Fleer #57 rookie card, est. $2 million-$3 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Michael Jordan Upper Deck signed 1986 Fleer #57 rookie card, est. $2 million-$3 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

NEW YORK – Christie’s will offer one of the rarest and most valuable Michael Jordan rookie cards in existence – the Michael Jordan Upper Deck Signed 1986 Fleer #57 rookie card – with an estimate of $2 million-$3 million. The card will be offered as part of an online-only sale, Six Rings – Legacy of the GOAT, which will be open for bidding from June 1-14 and will be exhibited at Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries from June 3-7.

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Thomas Moran’s mountain views scaled to lofty heights at Christie’s

Thomas Moran, ‘Castle Rock, Green River, Wyoming (Indian Summer. Green River. Wyoming),’ $2.7 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Thomas Moran, ‘Castle Rock, Green River, Wyoming (Indian Summer. Green River. Wyoming),’ $2.7 million. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

NEW YORK – Indelible images of the West by the famed painter Thomas Moran led Christie’s sale of works assembled by the renowned connoisseur and environmentalist, Carl Knobloch. Stewards of the West: The Knobloch Collection, held on May 17, achieved a total of more than $21 million. As a whole, the collection sold 94% by value and 112% hammer above the low estimate.

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One of two surviving versions of Emanuel Leutze’s immortal painting ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ will be offered at auction in May, estimated at $15 million-$20 million. This particular example was displayed in the White House for decades. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Washington Crossing the Delaware painting could command $20M at May auction

One of two surviving versions of Emanuel Leutze’s immortal painting ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ will be offered at auction in May, estimated at $15 million-$20 million. This particular example was displayed in the White House for decades. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

One of two surviving versions of Emanuel Leutze’s immortal painting ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ will be offered at auction in May, estimated at $15 million-$20 million. This particular example was displayed in the White House for decades. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

NEW YORK — Christie’s is proud to announce that Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware, a painting of transcendent historical impact, will be a highlight of the 20th Century Evening Sale taking place live on May 12 at Rockefeller Center. It is estimated at $15 million-$20 million. The painting hung for decades in the White House and is one of two extant versions by Leutze; the other version is the centerpiece of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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First edition of Mary Shelley’s novel, ‘Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus,’ which sold for $1.1 million against an estimate of $200,000-$300,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd

1st-edition ‘Frankenstein’ commands $1.1M, sets world auction record

First edition of Mary Shelley’s novel, ‘Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus,’ which sold for $1.1 million against an estimate of $200,000-$300,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd

First edition of Mary Shelley’s novel, ‘Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus,’ which sold for $1.1 million against an estimate of $200,000-$300,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd

NEW YORK — A new world auction record for a printed work by a woman was established at Christie’s New York for the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which sold for $1,170,000, above an estimate of $200,000-$300,000.  Auctioneer Gemma Sudlow fielded bids from Christie’s phone bidders, who participated from around the world.

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