We report on one of the world’s most famous auction houses. It was founded in 1744 in London.
The family home of US civil rights activist Rosa Parks is to be sold off to raise money for a foundation in her name. Last year, a Berlin-based artist dismantled the house and shipped it to the German capital.
A Chinese Qing dynasty vase found in a French attic has sold for 16 million euros ($19 million) at auction in Paris. Its undisclosed Asian buyer bid more than 20 times the original estimate.
The early oil painting by Vincent van Gogh is to be displayed in Brussels and New York following its sale to a buyer in North America. Fishing Net Menders in the Dunes was painted when the artist was 29 years old.
A 150-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton was auctioned on Monday at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The nearly 9-meter-long flesh-eater was mounted on the tower's first floor and sold for €2 million.
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