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


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)