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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 a period of 50 years and now auctioned off by Christie’s and Pierre Bergé Associates in Paris. This Legendary [...]

By | 2009-02-27T04:24:49-07:00 February 27th, 2009|Antiquities, Arts|2 Comments

“Apple Blossom” table lamp by Tiffany Studios ($932,500)

The table lamp by Tiffany Studios which is believed to have been designed by Clara Driscoll was bought yesterday for $932,500 (over 3 times the pre-auction estimates). It was sold as part of Sotheby's "Important 20th Century Design" auction in New York. Another Tiffany Studios lamp, the "Wisteria" pictured below, demanded high hammer price as well. It was sold for $602,500 About Tiffany Studios: Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) [...]

By | 2008-06-15T20:27:35-07:00 June 15th, 2008|Antiquities|1 Comment
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