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Tutankhamen Head Sells at Christie’s.

Tutankhamen Head Sells for $6 Million, Despite Protests from Egypt. Christie’s said the sale was legal. But Egypt’s government says the antiquity was looted and should be returned. An Egyptian…

Impressive Chippendale clock by Caleb Leach.

An impressive clock in a Chippendale case. It’s one of only three shelf clocks known to have been produced by the rare clockmaker, Caleb Leach. his is an impressive clock — with a…

The Power of Gems: Kuwait’s al-Sabah Collection.

The Power of Gems: Highlights from Kuwait’s al-Sabah Collection. The Mughals ruled over the Indian subcontinent for more than 300 years – from the early 16th century to the mid-18th…

Christie’s: Highlights from Americana Week 2018.

Christie’s: Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, to be held January 12-19. Christie’s presents Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, to be held…

Bayeux Tapestry: new battle to bring it to Britain.

Bayeux Tapestry: New battle to bring the fragile masterpiece to Britain safely. Napoleon Bonaparte flaunted it to whip up enthusiasm for invading England. Heinrich Himmler tried to grab it for…

The fabulous Koh-i-Noor in Queen Mary’s Crown.

The fabulous Koh-i-Noor Diamond have been discovered in the legendary Golconda mines of India in the 1600s. The rough from which the Koh-i-Noor originates is thought to have been discovered…

Tutankhamen Head Sells at Christie’s.

Tutankhamen Head Sells for $6 Million, Despite Protests from Egypt. Christie’s said the sale was legal. But Egypt’s government says the antiquity was looted and should be returned. An Egyptian…

Juno and Jupiter, a mythological scene on porcelain.

A selected group of Chinese Porcelain from an auction at Sotheby’s New York, NY. his time, a Chinese Export Porcelain Grisaille Plate, produced about 1745. ‘Juno and Jupiter’ is the most…