November 2007
Apollo: The International Magazine for Collectors;Nov2007, Vol. 166 Issue 548, p80
This section offers news briefs on art auctions. Sotheby's has announced that it sold the Rostropovitch-Vishnevskaya Collection of Russian art to Uzbeki steel and mining billionaire Alisher Usmanov. Meanwhile, the bronze horse head that was part of the celebrated zodiac water-clock fountain in Yuanmingyuan has been sold by private treaty to Doctor Stanley Ho. In New York, Sotheby's five sales reached a combined total of $61.9 million, while Christie's totalled $44.3 million.


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