Entertainment Russell Crowe's 'Art of Divorce' Auction Hauls In $3.7 Million in Memorabilia -- Including His Jock Strap

11:04  10 april  2018
11:04  10 april  2018 Source:   ETOnline

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Russell Crowe ’ s bizarre “ Art of Divorce ” auction hauled in more than $ 3 . 7 million in memorabilia , antiques, art and jewelry on Saturday — including an ,540 jock strap .

Russell Crowe ’ s bizarre “ Art of Divorce ” auction hauled in more than $ 3 . 7 million in memorabilia , antiques, art and jewelry on Saturday — including an ,540 jock strap . The auction coincided with the finalization of his divorce from Australian singer Danielle Spencer

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Russell Crowe's bizarre "Art of Divorce" auction hauled in more than $3.7 million in memorabilia, antiques, art and jewelry on Saturday -- including an $8,540 jock strap.

The auction coincided with the finalization of his divorce from Australian singer Danielle Spencer, with whom he starred in The Crossing and married in 2003. They have two sons, Charles and Tennyson, but separated in 2012. As part of that divorce, he arranged the "Art of Divorce" auction.

“We’ve been separated over five years now, our divorce should be finalized around the time of the auction," he told Australia's Daily Telegraph newspaper before the auction. "Just as we collaborate on the upbringing of our kids, it’s easy for us to work together on something like this. I think she feels the same way I do in regards to just moving on things that help create space for the future.”

Russell Crowe divorce auction: Jockstrap, ex's ring among items

  Russell Crowe divorce auction: Jockstrap, ex's ring among items The Academy-winning actor is auctioning an eclectic mix of personal items and movie memorabilia collected during his failed marriage to Danielle Spencer.The actor is hosting a divorce-themed auction in Sydney on Saturday, the same day as his birthday and wedding anniversary.

The highest price for film memorabilia was reserved for a century-old Leandro Bisiach violin used in the 2003 period war drama Master and Commander that sold for 5,000. A look inside Russell Crowe ’ s £1m divorce auction . Russell Crowe bids farewell to his old life.

Eye-watering amounts were shelled out for artwork – including 0,000 for a 1960 Charles Blackman – but other items were far less orthodox. Author: tvnewsaustralia. More from my site. Russell Crowe ’ s ‘ divorce auction ’ rakes in $ 3 . 7 million .

The auction included 227 items ranging from jewelry and watches to cars, motorcycles, guitars, cricket memorabilia and tons of items from some of his most famous films. Up for action, for example, was armor and weapons he used as Maximus in the film Gladiator, which sold for about $300,000 combined. There was also two life-sized horse props (they sold for $6,710 each) and a fully functioning Roman chariot (sold for $79,300) from the film. There were outfits from Master and Commander, and 3:10 to Yuma and perhaps the most bizarre item up for action: a brown, leather jockstrap from Cinderella Man that sold for a whopping $8,540.

"Accompanied by a letter from Russell Crowe stating his ownership," the Sotheby's auction noted, just in case you really need to prove its authenticity.

Russell Crowe's 'Art of Divorce' Auction Hauls In $3.7 Million in Memorabilia -- Including His Jock Strap

  Russell Crowe's 'Art of Divorce' Auction Hauls In $3.7 Million in Memorabilia -- Including His Jock Strap The 54-year-old New Zealand-born actor's strange auction involved movie paraphernalia, cars, motorcycles and an $8,540 jock strap.The auction coincided with the finalization of his divorce from Australian singer Danielle Spencer, with whom he starred in The Crossing and married in 2003. They have two sons, Charles and Tennyson, but separated in 2012. As part of that divorce, he arranged the "Art of Divorce" auction.

Russell Crowe —problematic Australian film icon and NRL fan—is going through some shit. Specifically an expensive divorce from his long term partner Danielle Spencer On Saturday night, he managed to make more than $ 3 . 7 million selling artwork , jewellery, and memorabilia from his acting career.

Hollywood actor Russell Crowe who made millions on April 7, 2018 from the sale of his personal items and movie memorabilia in an auction titled " Russell Crowe : The Art of Divorce ".

He also sold a dinosaur skull for $79,300.

In the end, the auction brought in $3,731,553 total -- not a bad haul, Crowe had to admit.

"In case anyone is interested ... $3.7m at the coal face and around $350k of conversations ongoing ... and a bunch of stuff I didn’t really want to sell coming home," Crowe wrote on Twitter after the auction. "Not a bad hourly rate for a 5 hour shift . Hope you are happy and busy."

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