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We're in Mumbai this week! Here's Untitled (Tomato) 🍅by one of the fathers of Indian Modernism, and co-founder of the Progressive movement, S.H Raza. We're preparing for our exhibition of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art in the city today ahead of our London sale on October 23. Drop by the @tajmahalmumbai tomorrow from 10am - 2pm to see for yourself. #SothebysIndia #SHRaza #Tomato #Mumbai

We’re honored to announce that we will offer property from the estate of Barbara Sinatra across a series of auctions this December in New York. Comprising hundreds of objects including fine art, entertainment and political memorabilia, and jewelry – such as this mystery-set ruby + diamond butterfly brooch by @vancleefarpels – ‘Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra’ will offer a rare window into the lives of one of the 20th century’s most celebrated couples. Sales will open for public exhibition in our #NYC galleries on 30 November. #barbarasinatra #franksinatra #ruby #diamond #butterfly #brooch #sothebysjewels

Lose yourself in the infinite universe of Franco-Chinese artist Zao Wou-Ki’s largest ever painting, ‘Juin-Octobre 1985’. Measuring 10 metres long and 2.8 metres in height, this monumental triptych was commissioned personally by world-renowned architect I. M. Pei for Raffles City in #Singapore. ‘Juin-Octobre 1985’ is the most expensive artwork ever offered at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, and will lead the Modern Art Evening Sale on 30 Sep. The work will be available for public viewing during Sotheby’s #HongKong Autumn Sales preview from 28-30 Sep at #HKCEC. #SothebysAsianArt #IMPei #ZaoWouKi

Traveling back in time with Alfred Eisenstaedt's dazzling interior photograph of the old Pennsylvania Station in #NYC 🚂. In this 1943 image, the Manhattan train station's famous clock looms over the crowd of rush-hour commuters below. ‘Famed Clock At Pennsylvania Station In New York City During Wartime' (Farewell To Servicemen) is just one of the many highlights from our 3 October Photographs auction in New York. Visit 1334 York Avenue beginning 29 September through 2 October to view all of the attention-grabbing lots in our public exhibition. #SothebysPhotographs #AlfredEisenstaedt #pennstation #rushhour

Meet Yusaku Maezawa (@yusaku2020), the visionary behind the art project #dearMoon and mega-collector who purchased Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ masterpiece – the record-breaking work by the artist and for any American artist – in our May 2017 Contemporary Art Evening Auction in #NYC. Click the link in our bio to learn more about his passion for the arts. #SothebysContemporary

Street art is about breaking barriers. This November, we’re teaming up with leading men’s health charity @movember to bring together some of the world’s most prolific street artists, and to encourage open conversations about men’s mental health. The unique exhibition will feature 11 powerful, agenda-setting works, spearheaded by British urban artist @dface_official. Titled ‘Console the Lonely’, D*Face’s work aims to encourage direct exchanges between male friends. Proceeds from the sale on November 20 will benefit the Movember Foundation. #SothebysxMovember
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This extraordinary Falangcai Poppy Bowl is arguably one of the greatest examples of Qianlong falangcai porcelain in private hands. It is exquisitely enamelled on the exterior with an intricate design of poppies issuing from rockwork, with a butterfly depicted fluttering gracefully overhead, and a fourteen-character poem, and the interior with a finger-citron, apple and cherries. Other than a pair of Yongzheng dishes enamelled with poppies, preserved in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, no other example is recorded with this design. To be offered in our #HongKong autumn sale series on 1 October. #SothebysAsianArt

Roll up! Our Yellow Ball exhibition is open in London until Thursday, chronicling the indelible friendship between Damien Hirst and his legendary business manager Frank Dunphy. Stop by to see 200 momentous works charting the history of the vibrant #YBA era, including pieces from #TraceyEmin, #MichaelCraigMartin, #RachelWhiteread and #DamienHirst #SothebysContemporary #SothebysYellowBall

🌈 Created in 2000, Mark Grotjahn’s vibrant ‘Untitled (Three-Tiered Perspective)’ is just one of many highlights from the 300+ works heading to the auction block in our Contemporary Curated sale on 25 September in #NYC. Visit 1334 York Avenue this Thursday through 24 September to view all of the eye-catching lots in our public exhibition. #SothebysContemporary #MarkGrotjahn

A Jewelled Garden of Eden - Head to our #HongKong office to discover Sotheby’s Diamonds' exhibition dedicated to one of its most iconic designs: The Tree Brooch. The retrospective, open to the public until 19 Sept. showcases a selection of the most arresting designs created over the last decade, all unique pieces capturing #SothebysDiamonds’ matchless mastery in marrying world-class diamonds with unexpected gemstones and materials. Pictured here are a summer tree brooch set with nine cape coloured diamond and tsavorite garnets along with a Cherry Blossom Tree Brooch, featuring carved ebony wood, diamond and pink #sapphire flowers in full bloom! #sothebysjewels #treebrooch #sothebyshongkong

‘You have to find universal triggers, everyone’s frightened of glass, everyone’s frightened of sharks, everyone loves butterflies.’ Damien Hirst, 1997 🦋. #SothebysYellowBall exhibition is open in London for just three more days. Visit our galleries before Thursday to discover the collection of Lorna and Frank Dunphy, Damien Hirst’s business manager and mentor. #SothebysContemporary

#Repost @sunles #taipei based collector Leslie Sun・Taking in the splendor of #GerhardRichter, at our #HongKong Autumn Series Preview in Taipei over the weekend #sothebyscontemporary

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