Singer Andy Williams' eclectic art collection has brought $46 million at a New York City auction. Full story
(Reuters) - A pear-shaped colorless diamond that is the largest ever offered at auction sold for a record of nearly $27 million in a Geneva auction, where records were also set for the prices of pearls and sapphires, auctioneer Christie's said. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for some $37 million at Sotheby's contemporary art auction on Tuesday, a new record for a work by a living artist. Full story
The art auctions in New York this week are fetching some huge prices, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Christie's auction house is gearing up to put the 101 carat gem on display which is expected to sell for between $20M to $30M, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports 3-year notes are up for auction.
The 1913 Liberty Head nickel sold at auction for more than expected. The winning buyer said it is "one of the greatest coins at that price range."
Items belonging to Austrian Emperor Franz-Joseph, who died in 1916, are sold at auction where a lock of hair from the Habsburg monarch sold for nearly $18K. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
A worker poses with the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, at Bonhams auction house in London May 17, 2013. The mask made shortly after Napoleon's death on the island of St Helena on May 5, 1821, is estimated to sell for 40,000 - 60,000 GB pounds (U.S. $60,000 - 91,000) when auctio
Rohingya Muslims attend an auction at a small fish market near Sittwe April 29, 2013. Picture taken April 29, 2013. To match Special Report MYANMAR-ROHINGYA/ REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CONFLICT)
A visitor views Jean-Michel Basquiat's 'Dustheads,' acrylic, oilstick, spray enamel and metallic paint on canvas from 1982 and estimated between $25 - 35 million, during a preview of Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Christie's auction house in New York, May 3, 2013. The piece
ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR NYK304 TRANSMITTED ON MAY 3, 2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1800 GMT. THE NAME AND DATE OF THE CHRISTIE'S SALE WERE WRONG. A CORRECTED VERSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THIS ADVISORY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. REUTERS.A visitor views Jean-Michel Basquia