Sotheby's changes beat with first hip-hop auction

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 12:27 GMT

It started out as just a plastic prop from a party shop but the gold colored crown that rapper Notorious B.I.G wore on the last photo shoot before his death could fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars at an auction dedicated to hip-hop culture.

Sotheby's latest auction house to end rhino horn sales

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 - 01:21 GMT

Sotheby's on Saturday became the latest international auction house to end the sale of rhino horn artefacts.

Ancient Egyptian manuscript sold at Sotheby’s for £10,000

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 03:11 GMT

Sotheby’s Auction House in London presented an auction which included four Egyptian manuscripts.

“The Mummy” (1932) original poster to be sold at Sotheby’s online auction Oct. 31

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

The poster set to be sold on Sotheby’s online auction for one and a half million US Dollars is one of the rarest pieces to ever be sold in such an auction.

Going for gold: Sotheby's to hold first sale dedicated to precious metal

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 02:08 GMT

Going for gold: Sotheby's to hold first sale dedicated to precious metal.

Basquiat sells for $110.5mn in artist's auction record

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 12:55 GMT

Basquiat 1982 sold for $110.5 million in New York, setting a new auction record for the US artist

Attempt to sell Egyptian Queen’s necklace thwarted

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 - 08:00 GMT

An attempt to sell a stolen necklace that belonged to Queen Narriman Sadek, the second wife of Egypt’s late King Farouk