Month: June 2021

Big Christie’s auction house accepts Bitcoin for painting estimated at $ 6 million

British auction house Christie’s will accept bitcoin and ether for an painting estimated to be worth $ 6 million. The digital wallet used to pay for the painting should be kept with one of the approved depositories, such as Coinbase, Fidelity, Gemini or Paxos. Pay for paintings with Bitcoin at Christie’s Christie’s, one of the […]

Looted Ethiopian artifacts withdrawn from sale at UK auction house

In response to appeals from the Ethiopian government, a leather-bound Coptic Ethiopian Bible and set of Victorian graduated horn tumblers were removed from a June 17 sale at Busby, a small auction house in southwestern Ireland. ‘England. The artifacts were looted in 1868 during the Battle of Maqdala, a punitive raid by British colonial forces […]

Bids on one auction lot climbed to $ 13.4 million because people believed it contained a rare “Blue-Eyed White Dragon” Yu-Gi-Oh! menu

Participants play a Yu-Gi-Oh! card game on the Konami booth during Preview Night at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 18, 2018 in San Diego, California. Daniel Knighton / Getty Images A court auctioning off a criminal’s property listed a card estimated to be worth around $ 46,000. Within minutes of […]

Two Major Emily Carr Paintings Top Toronto Auction House’s Spring Sale

TORONTO — Some major paintings by Emily Carr are among the pieces on display at a Toronto auction house’s spring sale. Fine art auction house Heffel will be accepting bids on Carr’s two mature period paintings during a live virtual auction on Wednesday. The British Columbia painter’s 1939 forest scene, “Tossed by the Wind,” is […]

Business is booming as the Shropshire auction house prepares for the upcoming market

Country House and Important Collections Manager Ashley Jones with a 17th century painting at Trevanion Fine Art Auctioneers Business is “booming” at Trevanion Auctioneers and Valuers in Whitchurch, which is looking forward to its next sale on June 23. Specializing in a mix of artwork, jewellery, furniture and other vintage items, the company said the […]

German auction house Nagel will make a comeback with a bronze Chinese imperial figurine, commissioned for an emperor’s birthday 500 years ago | Auctions News | THE VALUE

Last August, the German auction house Nagel Auktionen welcomed its new management. At the controls of its new CEO Uwe Jourdan, the head of the Asian Art department Michael Trautmann and the three children of the former owner of the auction house, Robin Straub. The German auction house presents its first 2021 marquee sale to […]

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