Quiz: This week in collecting

Answers at the bottom of the page.

 1. How much did Monet's Nympheas sell for at Christie's on Tuesday?

Monet Water Lilies
Monet's water lily paintings are among his most famous works

A. $27m                 

B. $12m

C.  $80m

 

2. What's the estimate on a basketball from the 1936 Olympic Games?

1936 Berlin Olympics
The 1936 Olympic Games were held in Berlin

A. $20,000

B. $30,000

C. $50,000

 

3. A Native American Party flag will auction on May 24. What year was it made in?

Native American flag
The Native American Party were opposed to Catholic immigration

A. 1853   

B. 1844   

C. 1899

 

4. A hoard of gold ingots was recovered from a wreck off the coast of South Carolina. What was the name of the ship?

SS Central America ingot
One ingot from the ship was once the world's most valuable currency, selling for $8m in 2001

A. SS Central America

B. SS South America

C. SS North America

 

5. Whose Ferrari Dino is coming up for auction on May 9?

Keith Richards Dino
The Dino was owned by a famous British rock star

A. David Bowie

B. Keith Richards

C. Mick Hucknall

 

Answers: 1A, 2C, 3B, 4A, 5B

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