Top 20 Most Expensive Auction Items Ever Sold as of 2023 

20) Marilyn Monroe’s “Subway Dress”

19) The British Guiana One Cent Magenta stamp

18) The Flowing Hair Silver Dollar

17) Cycladic Marble Figure

16) Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication Watch

15) Fauteuil Aux Dragons by Eileen Gray

14) Roman Era Statue of Artemis and the Stag

13) Leonardo Da Vinci’s Codex Leicester

12) The Clark Sickle Leaf Carpet

11) Marie Antoinette’s Pendant

10) Badminton Cabinet

9) Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 by Georgia O’Keeffe

8) 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta

7) Oppenheimer Blue Diamond

6) Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) by David Hockney

5) Rabbit by Jeff Koons

4) Giacometti’s Pointing Man

3) The Gigayacht

2) Les Femmes d’Alger (Version O) by Pablo Picasso

1) Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi