$30 M. Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait Could Break Records at Sotheby’s Sale

A self-portrait by Frida Kahlo is set to break records at auction this fall. Sotheby’s will offer Kahlo’s Diego y yo (1949) during a modern art evening sale in New York this November. The work is expected to fetch $30 million—more than three times the artist’s current auction milestone of $8 million, notched in 2016.
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The most impressive car sales from the first RM Sotheby’s auction in St. Moritz

On September 17, 2021, RM Sotheby’s conducted its first-ever boutique Swiss sale grossing an exceptional CHF16.5 million (approx. $18 million) with eight lots exceeding CHF1 million. The event held at the Kempinski Hotel, St. Moritz was organized in association with the Bernina Gran Turismo and the International St. Moritz Automobile...
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First printing of U.S. Constitution to be auctioned off

An extremely rare official first-edition printed copy of the U.S. Constitution, as adopted by America's founding fathers at a convention in Philadelphia in 1787, will be put up for bid by Sotheby's in mid-November, the auction house announced on Friday (September 17).

Grp: Modern Sotheby's Auction Catalogs

Large group of modern Sotheby's auction catalogs for sales of Asian art. Provenance: Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton, Minnesota. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

Mayi de la Vega on Being First Cuban Woman to Own Sotheby's Franchise

Mayi de la Vega, the first Cuban American woman to own a Sotheby's franchise, joined Cheddar's "Closing Bell" to discuss her journey as a hispanic entrepreneur. De la Vega said that she got her start as a real estate agent and was eventually able to open her own small business after establishing herself in the industry. "This is the country of opportunity — of freedom and opportunity," she said. "Whether it's schooling, whether it's small business loans, whatever it is you need to succeed, if you set your heart and your mind, you have the opportunity here in the United States to live that dream."

Bejeweled 17th century eyeglasses on block at Sotheby’s

The eyeglasses were reportedly designed to help the wearer reach enlightenment and drive away evil, according to Sotheby’s London, which will host the auction next month. In ophthalmology, many devices used to treat patients in the early part of the 20th century have become collectible among ophthalmologists, including eyeglasses. For...
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The playa's first meme–Eat F*ck Kill–is part of a Sotheby's auction

WTF: Never in a million years would I have guessed that the message on some buttons I picked up at a flea market in 1997 would still have legs over 24 years later. In 2017 I told you about EAT FUCK KILL (EFK), the playa's first meme. Well, here we are in 2021 and EFK is now part of a charitable online Sotheby's auction co-produced by the Burning Man Project!

RM Sotheby’s banks $17.8 million in Switzerland

The docket for RM Sotheby’s inaugural auction held in conjunction with the Bernina Turismo vintage races and St. Moritz International Automobile Week in Switzerland included a boutique docket of just 24 lots, and only 73.9 percent of them were hammered sold. However, the 17 vehicles that sold at the Kempinski...

Set of NFTs depicting cartoon apes sells for $24.4 million at Sotheby’s

WTF?! Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs as they’re better known, don’t make as many headlines these days, but that doesn’t mean people have stopped handing over huge sums of money for them. A collection consisting of 101 NFTs depicting computer-generated cartoon apes just sold for $24.4 million. The images, sold through...

The 7 Most Expensive Mountain Bikes In The World

Mountain bikes offer great speed and sturdiness. Designed for off-road riding, and often built with suspension and thick tires that can handle almost any terrain. And like with any consumer product, there is a market for the most expensive mountain bikes. In this list, we will take a look at some of the most costly mountain bikes ever: