Archive for November 2nd, 2010
From The Telegraph
The hammer fell after 30-minutes of furious bidding between six men in the room and three telephone bidders. It was eventually sold to a Chinese man, said to be a Beijing-based agent, who sat on a gilded sofa at the front of the room but refused to comment after the sale.
The owners, who had no idea quite how much the vase was worth, were so shocked that they had to leave the room for a breath of fresh air.
Standing 16 inches tall and decorated with fish, the vase is thought to date from the time of Qianlong, the fourth emperor in the Qing dynasty, around 1740. Read More
Mangoblack.com was on the scene in Hollywood for Halloween. The costumes this year were as outrageous, beautiful, magnificent and scary as ever. We captured a bit of the insanity in photos and a video. Our resident host Ronnie Warner gives the play by play. Contains some mild ADULT CONTENT and language so please proceed with discretion.