19th century Davy lamp beats estimate by 9,900%

19th century Davy lamp beats estimate by 9,900%

The Davy lamp turned out to be a very rare variant

San Marco clock tower model to make $1m?

San Marco clock tower model to make $1m?

The model of the San Marco clock tower is an extraordinary complex piece

Ancient Egyptian limestone relief offered at Bonhams

Ancient Egyptian limestone relief offered at Bonhams

The limestone relief features a rare reference to Akhenaten

Sotheby’s offers Chinese jades in June 22 sale

Sotheby’s offers Chinese jades in June 22 sale

Sotheby’s offers 11 Chinese jades in a Paris auction

Ancient Egyptian mummy portrait to make $116,000?

Ancient Egyptian mummy portrait to make $116,000?

The Egyptians began painting mummy portraits in the Roman era

Double Dragon amphora achieves 17.1% per annum growth

Double Dragon amphora achieves 17.1% per annum growth

The Chinese Yongzheng amphora draws heavily from the past

Chinese double dragon amphora to beat record?

Chinese double dragon amphora to beat record?

The lot is one of a handful of Yongzheng amphora of this size

Guennol stargazer sold for $14.7m at Christie’s

Guennol stargazer sold for $14.7m at Christie’s

The Guennol stargazer beat its estimate of $3m by a colossal sum

Early Writing Ball typewriter valued at $98,000

Early Writing Ball typewriter valued at $98,000

The Writing Ball is the first commercial typewriter

16th century Ottoman panel smashes estimate

16th century Ottoman panel smashes estimate

What made this 16th century Ottoman panel such a draw?

Leagros Group Attic vase beats estimate at Christie’s

Leagros Group Attic vase beats estimate at Christie’s

The Leagros Group worked alongside one another in 525-500 BC

Japanese jizai okimono dragon makes $100,000

Japanese jizai okimono dragon makes $100,000

The dragon beat its estimate by 150% in an April 25 sale

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