The estimated value of £500,000 was quickly passed at Sotheby’s for this fine example of Islamic art.
Frieze Week, held every year in Regent’s Park, is one of the most influential in the art world’s calendar.
Donald Trump wants to slap trade tariffs on Chinese art as well as on other goods from China. Chris Carter reports.
An astonishing collection of vintage film posters has just gone under the hammer. Chris Carter reports.
Sales of celebrities’ former possesions are booming, both in traditional auction houses and online for the new generation of stars. Chris Carter reports.
A solid gold bust of a supermodel will create plenty of headlines, but it would be a poor choice for true fans of the precious metal. Chris Carter reports.
Punks, kitties and virtual tulips: the technology underlying cryptocurrencies has created a whole new world of digital art
Britain’s greatest cabinet maker was quite the entrepreneur, says Chris Carter.
The most famous map in English literature is going under the hammer. Expect a scramble, says Chris Carter.
When you can call $600,000 a bargain, you know the price of rare whisky has gone ballistic, says Chris Carter.
Art that fetched $27m in 2003 is now expected to fetch six times that. Can it be worth it?