Christie’s Hong Kong auction (1st Dec.)
(Excerpt from 'Christie's Sales of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art to Offer an Impressive Array of Rare and Important Works' posted on Art Daily, Nov 2010. Found on http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=42832)
Preparing for the upcoming Hong Kong auction of Chinese and imperial artifacts.
Christie’s Hong Kong Fall sales of Important Ceramics and Works of Art will take place on December 1 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. With three important single-owner sales and numerous important collections presented during this day-long series, collectors will be treated to a wide range of unique objects across multiple categories. Together these auctions offer approximately 400 works of ceramics, glass, lacquer, bamboo, Imperial furnishings, Buddhist art, cloisonné and jade carvings with a combined estimate in excess of HK$555 million (US$71 million).
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(Image: Members of Christie's staff stand as they make preparation between paintings by Chinese artist Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) entitled 'Flying' (L) and Fu Baoshi (1904-1965) entitled ' The Song of the Pipa Player' (R) during a Christie's press preview in Hong Kong, China, 24 November 2010; Courtesy Art Daily)