Dinosaur Skeleton Sold at Christie’s for $12.4M

It may not be a Matisse or Warhol, but this multimillion-dollar sale at Christie’s comes from a different artist: Mother Nature. Late on Thursday, Christie’s sold the skeleton of Deinonychus antirrhopus, a species that became one of the world’s best-known dinosaurs after the release of the movie “Jurassic Park,” to an undisclosed buyer for $12.4 …

Dinosaur Skeleton Sold at Christie’s for $12.4M

It may not be a Matisse or Warhol, but this multimillion-dollar sale at Christie’s comes from a different artist: Mother Nature. Late on Thursday, Christie’s sold the skeleton of Deinonychus antirrhopus, a species that became one of the world’s best-known dinosaurs after the release of the movie “Jurassic Park,” to an undisclosed buyer for $12.4 …

Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ Jersey Sold for $9.3M

In the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup, English football player Steve Hodge looped a ball to his goalkeeper, which was blocked by Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, enabling Maradona to score one of the most notorious goals against Hodge’s team. It would become one of the most talked about goals in professional football: In …

Star Native American Ballerina Statue Stolen and Sold as Scrap

At the end of a series of statues in Arrow, Tulsa, Marjorie Tallchief, a famous Native American ballerina, has been standing in a bronze, en pointe tutu since 2007. But the museum’s executive director, Michelle Place, said Friday that her statue on the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum grounds was cut from its base, dismembered …

A Tiny Book of Brontë Sold for $1.25 Million to Take Back Home

The last of two dozen miniature books made by young Charlotte Brontë to keep them in private hands. reappeared last month Nearly a century later, it will soon make its way to the remote parsonage in the steppes of northern England where it was built. “A Book of Rhymes” featuring 10 previously unpublished poems by …

A Tiny Book of Brontë Sold for $1.25 Million to Take Back Home

The last of two dozen miniature books made by young Charlotte Brontë to keep them in private hands. reappeared last month Nearly a century later, it will soon make its way to the remote parsonage in the steppes of northern England where it was built. “A Book of Rhymes” featuring 10 previously unpublished poems by …

Pissarro Captured By The Nazis To Be Sold At Auction After Families Settled

The Pissarro painting, which is at the center of the dispute between the heirs of a Jewish couple whose art collection was confiscated by the Nazis before the Second World War, and the heirs of a Jewish family who bought it in 1994, will be sold at auction next month after the two sides. agreement …

Pissarro Captured By The Nazis To Be Sold At Auction After Families Settled

The Pissarro painting, which is at the center of the dispute between the heirs of a Jewish couple whose art collection was confiscated by the Nazis before the Second World War, and the heirs of a Jewish family who bought it in 1994, will be sold at auction next month after the two sides. agreement …

First Issue of Captain America Comics Sold for $3.1M

Barry Sandoval, vice president of Heritage Auctions, said in an interview late Thursday that the sales were driven by a resurgence of interest in superheroes, which can be attributed to blockbuster movies and the Covid-19 pandemic, which has fueled the desire for collectibles. In February 2010, Heritage sold its first comic for more than $1 …