TITLE

The Year's Biggest Luxury Buys

AUTHOR(S)
O'CONNOR, CLARE
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;Jan2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on extravagant expenses made by the members of the periodical's World Billionaires list in 2010. It informs about the spending of 330,000 dollars by Stanley Ho, the casino king of Macau, on truffles in an auction in London, England. It tells that Joseph Lau, a real estate businessman in Hong Kong, China, paid 16.7 million dollars for two antique incense burners. It also informs that jeweler Laurence Graff spent 46 million dollars for a diamond at an auction in Geneva, Iowa.
ACCESSION #
57855285

 

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