MELBOURNE — A Roman-style chariot, gold Rolex watch, leather-based jock strap and a 128-12 months-historical violin that every one belonged to Australian actor Russell Crowe had been offered in an auction that reaped in more than $2.8 million bucks.
The public sale titled 'The art of Divorce' become held in Sydney on Saturday and attracted dozens of consumers and spectators. About 200 film costumes, props from a few of his most typical movies, together with Gladiator, grasp and Commander, LA personal and The Insider, went beneath the hammer.
The auction become held on what would had been his fifteenth wedding anniversary with former spouse Danielle Spencer and Crowe's 54th birthday.
auction apartment Sotheby's stated many items bought for neatly above their estimated price, including a pair of metal cuffs the Oscar winner wore in Gladiator, which was valued at up to $1,535 however sold for $29,974. The replica chariot used in the 2000 movie Gladiator sold for $49,907.
there were additionally some unusual objects, together with a fossil of a dinosaur-period reptile's cranium, which changed into previously owned by using U.S. actor Leonardo Dicaprio which sold for $60,886.
Crowe made an surprising look all over the public sale, cheerfully welcoming would-be buyers.
(Reporting by means of Alana Schetzer; editing by Michael Perry )
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