auction record

April 10, 2014
On April 9, 2014, Doyle New York auctioned a rare and important Nebuchadnezzar II Babylonian cuneiform cylinder that set a World Auction Record for a Babylonian Cylinder.
November 5, 2013
New York—Christie’s is pleased to announce the centerpiece of its Renaissance sale during Old Masters Week in January 2014 will be “The Rothschild Prayerbook,” a magnificent masterpie
April 10, 2013
The last known manuscript poem by John Keats sold for a world record £181,250 today (10 April) at the sale of the first part (Poets A-K) of Roy Davids Collection Part III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscri
January 3, 2013
NEW YORK—The top lot at Swann Galleries’ November 29 auction of Autographs was a postcard from Pablo Picasso to conductor Henri Defossé sending New Year’s greetings from Paris in December 1919.
December 3, 2012
December 2, 2012 (Philadelphia, Pa) - Discovery and exploration are prevalent themes of Hudson River school artists and of today's auction, Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture, at F
May 4, 2011
NEW YORK—Swann Galleries’ auction of Autographs on April 21 offered a rich selection of presidential autographs, although it was a 17th-century document signed by John Milton that was the sale’s top l
April 27, 2011
New York—The star item in Swann Galleries’ spring auction of Fine Books & Manuscripts on April 7, an association copy of The Four Gospels . . .