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  • Reader may have landed a treasure simply by buying what she liked

    Q: Several years ago, I bought a hand-woven rug at a thrift store. It is light wool, fashioned of three panels that are sewn together. It measures almost 9 ft. x 6 ft. How do I get info on this beautiful rug? A: Our reader adds that the rug involves 99...
  • Monet painting of waterlilies sells for $54 million at auction

    Monet painting of waterlilies sells for $54 million at auction
    A waterlilies painting by Claude Monet sold for $54 million at a Sotheby's auction in London this week, the second-highest amount at auction for a work by the French Impressionist.  The painting, titled "Nymphéas," dates from 1906 and was purchased...
  • Jeff Dunham Buys Big House in Hidden Hills

    BUYER: Jeff Dunham LOCATION: Hidden Hills, CA PRICE: $4,033,000 SIZE: 7,204 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: We heard it from real estate yenta Yolanda Yakketyyak before we heard it from The Bizzy Boys at Celebrity Address Aerial...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics sell for $2 million

    Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics sell for $2 million
    Bob Dylan's handwritten manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone" sold for just over $2 million on Tuesday at Sotheby's rock and roll auction, which also included memorabilia from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. The price for the annotated...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...
  • French Government Sells Manhattan's 740 Park Pad

    YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The French government put up the U.N. ambassador's residence at New York's ungodly ritzy and pedigreed 740 Park Avenue up for sale on the open market in early April with an immense, if not exactly unheard of, $48 million asking price....
  • Could President Obama Be Desert Bound?

    YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: President Obama and the First Lady can't hardly cross the damn street without an avalanche of rumors they're on the mad hunt for a post-White House residence. In 2012 there was a ton of tittering -- mostly in conservative media...
  • Museums behaving badly: Are sanctions too little, too late?

    Museums behaving badly: Are sanctions too little, too late?
    There have been all kinds of museum shenanigans going on this week on the Right Coast. On Tuesday, the Delaware Art Museum auctioned off a painting from its collection at Christie's so that it could pay off debt and replenish its endowment — a big...
  • Dr. Dre moves his money around L.A.'s Westside

    Dr. Dre moves his money around L.A.'s Westside
    Dr. Dre has popped his Hollywood Hills West home on the market at $35 million. He's selling because he recently dropped $40 million on the four-acre Brentwood estate of supermodel and actress Gisele Bundchen and her husband, New England Patriots...
  • David Murdock sells Bel-Air estate for $24 million

    David Murdock sells Bel-Air estate for $24 million
    David H. Murdock, the Dole Food Co. chairman and chief executive, has sold a mansion in Bel-Air on the market for $24 million. Designed by Gordon B. Kaufmann and built in 1927, the American Colonial Revival home features a grand entry gallery with 14-...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti sells Silver Lake home to Anthony Gonzalez of M83

    Mayor Eric Garcetti sells Silver Lake home to Anthony Gonzalez of M83
    Anthony Gonzalez of the electronic music band M83 has bought the Silver Lake home of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and his wife, Amy Wakeland. The sales price has yet to be made public. The boxy contemporary, built in 2010, was the Garcetti family...