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  Christie's - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christie's soon established a reputation as a leading auction house, and took advantage of London's new found status as the major centre of the international art trade after the French Revolution.
In 1998, Christie's in New York sold the famous Archimedes Palimpsest after the conclusion of a lawsuit in which its ownership was disputed.
Christie's main London saleroom is on King Street in St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christies   (430 words)

 Christie's -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Christie’s and Amor are two associated companies each with a history beginning in the late 19th century.
Christie’s was a major customer of Amor Sanders Pty Ltd, who produced many medals and badges for them, were offered some of the plant and machinery in order that they could carry on production of its products with security.
Christie's director Julian Symon is hardly surprised by the worldwide interest in this chronological presentation of Australian medals, particularly when this is first time a full series of medals, ribbons and service clasps has been compiled in the past thirty years.
www.christies.net.au   (805 words)

 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: User Home Pages: The Christies of Skateraw, Muchalls, Cowie, Findon & Downies
Most of the Christies up to this generation are buried in the 7th century St Mary of the Storms Kirkyard on the clifftop north of Cowie on Stonehaven Bay, facing the North Sea (or the German Sea as it was known at the time).
John Christie - son of Andrew Christie sen., and Janet Wood, born in Skateraw in 1870 - was one of the new breed of steam trawlermen.
Christie is said to have escaped the law and to have ended his life as a prosperous merchant.' Source: Scots Proverbs and Rhymes.
familytreemaker.genealogy.com /users/c/h/r/Stuart-Christie   (4767 words)

 Christies Musical Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The previous record, also set by Christie’s, was for The Mendelssohn which sold in 1990 for £902,000 ($1,776,940).
Christie’s International Musical Instrument department with full-time departments in London and New York allows both consignors and purchasers the ability to access the two largest communities of musicians and collectors in the world today.
Although stringed instruments of the violin family and their bows form the largest proportion of our sales, there are strong sections of guitars and wind instruments with items of interest to both player and collector, as well as keyboard instruments up to circa 1820.
www.maestronet.com /christies   (344 words)

 Christies of Genesee Wedding and Event Center in Golden, Colorado 303-526-5567
Christies will be forever etched in our memories as a very beautiful place.
Christies has thought of all the special touches and it is obvious their dedication and experience makes a difference."
Christies will be a definite memory for our very special day.
www.christiesofgenesee.com /testimonials.htm   (839 words)

 Christie's Appeal : :The Appeal of the Christie Hospital - Manchester
Christie's Appeal : :The Appeal of the Christie Hospital - Manchester
Christie's is the charity which raises funds for the Christie Hospital - One of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe.
Given that one in three of us are affected by cancer chances are that one day it could be you, or somebody you love.
www.christies.org   (193 words)

 Part of Harassment Lawsuit Dismissed Against Kings and Christies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The woman claims she was wrongfully fired from her job in part because of the Christies.
Saying they wanted to "set the record straight," the Christies appeared at a news conference with their attorneys after a judge dismissed some of the charges against them.
Shepard contends Jackie Christie confronted her after she left the message, and later spoke to Kings management in an effort to keep Shepard away from her husband.
www.kxtv10.com /storyfull.asp?id=6341   (314 words)

 BBC News | WORLD | Christies and Southeby's indicted
A federal jury in the United States has indicted the former chairmen of the world's two largest auction houses, Sotheby's Holdings and Christies International, on charges of conspiring to fix the commissions paid to auction houses.
It said sellers in the US alone were charged more than $400m in commissions during the six years of the alleged conspiracy.
Christies and Sotheby's are reported to control more than 90% of the world's live auctions of art, jewellery and furniture.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/1309243.stm   (136 words)

 Christies Great Estates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates, Friedberg Properties is among the leading real estate firms with a proven record of success in handling distinctive properties.
Christie’s Great Estates’ standards demand that eligible brokers dominate the high end market in their areas, have long standing records of business professionalism, and solid reputations for conscientious client service.
Formed in 1995, Christie’s Great Estates, a wholly owned subsidiary of Christie’s International PLc, is the largest international network of independent real estate brokers specializing in the sale of important properties.
www.heathersales.com /htmls/christiesgreatestates.html   (232 words)

 VHeadline.com - Pair of Simon Bolivar pistols up for auction at Christies (New York)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Christies of New York has announced that it will auction 2 pistols belonging to South American Independence hero and founder of several Republics, Simon Bolivar.
A Christies spokesperson says the pistols are part of a sale of Latin American art...
According to Christies, it was Bolivar's great love Manuela Saenz that gave the pistols as a gift to Englishman Ricardo Illingworth the year Simon Bolivar died in 1830.
www.vheadline.com /readnews.asp?id=23196   (694 words)

 Christies - Practical Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Samples of the early days of motoring (1880s) to the high-speed superstars of the 20th century have rolled onto the auction block at Christie’s for over a decade.
Christie’s specialists also provide a range of appraisals and evaluations of your property for auction (at no charge) or for insurance, estate tax and other purposes (for a fee).
Your use of this website is subject to our legal terms and conditions.
www.practicalclassics.co.uk /contact/by-id/112797127   (109 words)

 W. Christies ISO 9000 upgrade - W. Christie
Following the tri-annual re-audit of W. Christie's Quality Management System, in June 2003, they successfully upgraded to the BS EN ISO 9001:2000 standard.
This upgrade gave Christies the opportunity to re-assess procedural effectiveness and also look at other areas which could be encompassed under the ISO 9001 banner.
The inclusion of both areas have enabled Christies and their customers to benefit from the adoption of the process approach promoted by BS EN ISO 9001:2000.
www.wchristie.com /news_article.php?ID=34   (219 words)

 Christies wins Pounds 1.9m vase fight Evening Standard (London) - FindArticles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
AUCTION house Christie's today won its appeal over the authenticity of a set of 18thcentury vases.
Taylor Thomson, who bought the Houghton vases for Pounds 1.9 million in 1994, won her High Court action last year after claiming that the ornate urns were not 18thcentury Louis XV works but imitations dating from the 19th century worth Pounds 30,000 at most.
A spokesman for Christie's said: "The judges unanimously endorsed our conclusion that these magnificent works of art were accurately described by our experts as 18th century and that they were correctly catalogued."
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4153/is_20050512/ai_n14624825   (214 words)

 Art auction report: soaring profits at Sotheby's, Christies in trouble again (Tuesday 10 August 2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ruprecht, among others, will be hoping that this financial coup will serve to draw attention away from the scandalous accusations of art-market manipulation that were levelled at Sotheby's and Christies in the 1990s, causing their profits to plummet.
Meanwhile, Christies is, again, in hot water, having lost a lawsuit to an independent buyer, Taylor Thomson.
The judge acknowledged that Christies was not "obliged to give the full and detailed advice that might have been expected of an independent art expert" but that the "circumstances required that Ms Thomson be told the risk she ran in paying a large sum for the urns." Thomson was awarded damages, interest and costs.
www.recirca.com /artnews/329.shtml   (573 words)

 Zachys snaps at Christies' heels - decanter.com - the route to all good wine
Christie's auctions won the international revenue race in 2005.
Worldwide sales were up by a third, producing at least $166,578,973, compared with the $128,623,150 generated in 2004.
Christie's outpaced all competitors for the fourth straight year.
www.decanter.com /news/72746.html   (475 words)

 Christies Auction Webcasts
Christie's to Broadcast Fall Sales on the Net
Art market report of Christies auction sales webcast of sales of Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art.
NEW YORK, 7 November 2000 - Following last spring's launch of live webcasts of its evening sales on www.christies.com, Christie's will once again broadcast live via the Internet the firm's fine art evening sales in New York.
www.culturekiosque.com /art/artmrkt/rhechristies.htm   (278 words)

 MusicPlayer Forums: OT ..Pix from Christies Auction House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I went to Christies auction house in Rockafellar Center - NYC today to see the Eric Clapton guitar collection that is being auctioned on Thursday...
I asked the guy at Christies why he was selling the 3 guitars..
The opinions of the forum moderators and participants are their own and do not reflect those of the Music Player Group.
www.musicplayer.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=5;t=008975;p=0   (695 words)

 Christies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Christie Hospital in Manchester has been given an award by the Co-operative Charitable Foundation to fund a piece of high-tech machinery, designed to save lives.
The Christie Hospital specialises is treating patients with cancer from the North West and surrounding areas and during the last 12 months over 150,000 out patients and day cases were seen.
The hospital also has an international reputation for its cancer research, and is currently conducting over 350 research trials.
www.united.coop /NewsChristies.asp   (207 words)

 Christies House Of Pipes and Cigars - About Us
Welcome to Christie's House of Pipes and Cigars, the oldest premium cigar and smoke shop in Waynesboro, PA. With over 25 years of smoke shop experience, our knowledgeable staff is available to give you assistance whenever necessary.
Christie's House of Pipes and Cigars has been family owned and operated since its doors originally opened in Waynesboro, PA in 1980.
At Christie's in Waynesboro, PA we continue the same tradition Charles Christie started over 25 years ago, striving to bring you the finest quality products at the lowest possible price.
www.christiepipes.com /about.html   (229 words)

 Luxury real estate and properties for sale from Christie's Great Estates
Christie's Great Estates is your best source for international luxury real estate.
Whether you want a metropolitan penthouse, a ranch or mountain home, a charming equestrian estate, an island retreat, a private villa, or a historic mansion to call your own, Christie's Great Estates has a distinctive property to suit your dreams.
Christie's Great Estates Finder® is a user-friendly online property search.
www.christiesgreatestates.com   (129 words)

 Christies Auction -Art or Craft
Christie's auctions are where the surplus of the modern doge falls prey to the whim of a moment.
The average American thinks Christie's is either a strip joint, or a bistro frequented by lawyers and foxxxes.
The auction of past taxidermy efforts is always good news, but not necessarily a harbinger of good things to come.
www.taxidermy.net /forums/IndustryArticles/01/f/01FC46F554.html   (698 words)

 Ocean Liner Gazette Christies Article - Q4 1995
The event--billed succinctly as "Christie's First Ocean Liner Sale"--will take place at 1:00 p.m., November 15th, at the Christie's East Show Room, located at 219 East 67th Street in New York City between 2d and 3d Avenues.
At 6:15 on Monday evening, November 13th, Christie's East will host a Twilight Talk by your Editor, to take place in the gallery among the objects set up for viewing.
Admission is free and Beth Vilinsky, Christie's East head of 20th century Decorative Arts, suggests that further details about that Twilight Talk may be gleaned by telephoning the gallery at (212) 606-0400.
www.oceanliner.org /christie.htm   (532 words)

 Christies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
R W Bespoke have retained their lease as caterers at Christie's Bistro (Christie Building, Old Quadrangle) for the next three years.
They were successful having demonstrated their enthusiasm and commitment to high standards with imaginative menus and good service and personnel, as well as through the close relationships they have developed with the Bistro's customers.
This website will look much better in a web browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
www.campus.manchester.ac.uk /staffnet/staffnetnews/christies   (288 words)

 Christie's Images - your best source for fine and decorative art images
Christie's Images - your best source for fine and decorative art images
Christie’s Images is the picture library for Christie’s, the world’s leading auction house.
We license images for all kinds of publications, including magazines and newspapers, film, and television, and for merchandising, advertising and marketing purposes.
www.christiesimages.com   (91 words)

 Christys of Indiana - To provide our clients with personalized full-time service!
Christys of Indiana - To provide our clients with personalized full-time service!
We are a family business in Indianapolis and we spell our name in a different way.
We have and will contiune to refer clients to Christies by way of phone or their web site which is Christies.com.
www.christys.com   (131 words)

 From Christies...with Love
Having been to the previous James Bond auction at Christies in September 1998, I was eager to re-visit the scene this time around.
This photograph became one of the most recognisable images of 007 for the rest of the sixties, and the gun is in a very good condition in its original case.
For a full list of lots, with photographs, the Christies catalogue of sale is well worth buying at £15.
www.bondpix.com /from_christies.htm   (1139 words)

 Christies Maple Farm » Maple Candy, Maple Syrup, Maple Sugar Candy
Christies Maple Farm » Maple Candy, Maple Syrup, Maple Sugar Candy
Enjoy new hampshire maple syrup, maple sugar, maple candy, maple sugar candy, and maple syrup candy.
Here at Christies Maple Farm we are staffed with skilled and caring professionals who can handle all aspects of a maple emergency!
www.realmaple.com   (478 words)

 Corkscrewsonline.com - Christies Corkscrew Auction
Sadly the auction on 2nd November 2004 was the first for a year, in the past Christies would host two
way to Christies auction and given that there was just 120 lots in this sale it makes me wonder if maybe
Christies to take our seats and get set for the bidding war.
www.corkscrewsonline.com /christies.html   (629 words)

 Secure Online Donations
Use the Gift Aid Calculator to find out how much your donation will be worth to Christie's.
All you need to do is to check the box alongside the following declaration and we'll do the rest.
We would like to keep you informed about the Christie Hospital's work.
www.christies.org /makedonations.html   (302 words)

 USATODAY.com - Notes: Van Horn returns; TV show for Christies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was activated Nov. 30, averaging 2.9 points in 11 games.
Doug Christie and his wife, Jackie, may open up their marriage as a reality television show on VH1.
Vanessa Reyes, a spokeswoman in VH1's Los Angeles office, said a deal with the Christies is still in the "developmental stage" and that nothing has been finalized.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/2005-01-09-notebook_x.htm   (1063 words)

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