Sotheby's At Large

The Sotheby's Files: Thrilling and Unusual Objects

Curious, unexpected and a bit mysterious are words that could describe an iconic science fiction series – or some of Sotheby's most memorable lots. In the spirit of The X-Files revival, set to premiere this Sunday, we explored our archives for artefacts and objects so unusual and rare they need to be seen to be believed. —Alexandra Owens