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The original Lion costume used in the Wizard of Oz movie sells for over $3 million

Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume used in the classic Wizard of Oz movie was sold for $3,077,000 at Bonhams' New York auction. It was one of the many items of the "TCM Presents... There's no place like Hollywood" auction that fetched amazingly high prices, including the piano used in the movie Casablanca, which sold for over $3.4 million

By | 2014-11-26T10:24:18+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Antiquities|0 Comments

Yves Saint Laurent & Pierre Bergé collection breaks records at Christie’s

One of the most anticipated art sale events this year so far was the week long viewing exhibition and auction of the collection of Yves Saint Laurent & Pierre Bergé. This stunning collection of antiquities, modern and decorative arts, interior designs, sculptures and everything in between and beyond was collected by the two men during [...]

By | 2009-02-27T04:24:49+00:00 February 27th, 2009|Antiquities, Arts|2 Comments

Masterpieces Of Himalayan Bronzes

Below are two important gilt bronze figures – statues of Avalokiteshvara and Buddha, respectively – which were sold at Christie’s “Masterpieces Of Himalayan Bronzes” auction event. Large gilt bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara (sold for $1,538,500) […]

By | 2009-01-12T10:14:30+00:00 January 4th, 2009|Antiquities|0 Comments