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SOLD: The Thousand-Year-Old Astrolabe at Sotheby's London Fetched More Than $781,000

Update: The 11th century astrolabe sold for more than $781,000.

What you see: A rare Umayyad-era brass astrolabe, signed by Muhammad ibn al-Saffar and dated in Western Abjad 411 AH (1020 AD). 428 mots de plus

Collectibles

São Paulo Synergy

— from Art & Home Magazine, a publication of Sotheby’s International Realty.

Chaotic, energetic, unpredictable – São Paulo is all these things and more, a city where the only real constant is constant change. 110 mots de plus

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Rehab Life: RM Auto Restoration

— from Art & Home Magazine, a publication of Sotheby’s International Realty.

Say you have bought your first classic car – or your third, or your tenth – and you think it may be time to enter the concours d’elegance scene. 74 mots de plus

Real Estate

Sotheby's Has a Thousand-Year-Old Astrolabe That Could Sell For More Than $600,000

What you see: A rare Umayyad-era brass astrolabe, signed by Muhammad ibn al-Saffar and dated in Western Abjad 411 AH (1020 AD). It is the earliest known dated astrolabe from Muslim Spain. 418 mots de plus

Collectibles

Diamonds Divine

At the upcoming Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction, at Sotheby’s Geneva, two exceptional diamonds will be outbid. Straight from the Realm of Gods.

Two twin diamonds, like the twin sons of Leto, daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe, who got pregnant after a relationship with Zeus, thus giving birth to a girl and a boy – Artemis and Apollo. 505 mots de plus

High Jewellery

Sotheby’s HK spring sales bits estimate fueled by Mainland buyers

Auction house Sotheby’s<BID.N> reported a US$406 million sales in Hong Kong’s Spring painting bid, an excess of 32 percent over expectation amid an increasing participancy from Mainland China bidders. 101 mots de plus

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