NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- One of the big stories this week was the Christie's Auction which saw a 44-year old painting, "Lucien Freud" by Francis Bacon, sell for $142 million, and a sculpture meant to look like a children's birthday party animal, Balloon Dog by Jeff Koons, sell for $58 million.Also drawing attention were diamond sales. A 14-carat orange diamond sold at Christies for $36 million. And in Geneva, Switzerland a 59-carat pink star diamond sold for $83 million dollars.
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