Christie’s auction, Magnificent Jewels & the Rockefeller Emerald, will be taking place on June 20th in New York at the Rockefeller Center. Included in the auction will be a collection of 58 pieces of jewelry by Louis Comfort Tiffany that are exquisite examples of a talent for which he was far less known than that of his lamps and Favrile glasswork. Here’s a sneak peek at many of the jaw-dropping pieces to be auctioned and a little background on the son of the founder of Tiffany & Co. Read more
Can Houses Be Sold Like Art?
In a closely watched test of the concept of selling a House as Art, a restored modernist home in Palm Springs, Calif., fetched $15 million this week at Christie’s prestigious evening sales — a record for a home sold at an art-house auction, yet far less than expected for some. Read more