03 mars 2019

Christie's announces the Asian Art Week auctions

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 14-26. This season presents nine auctions featuring over 1,000 objects from all epochs and categories of Asian art spanning Chinese archaic bronzes through Japanese and Korean art to contemporary Indian painting. The week is headlined by the landmark collection of Florence and Herbert Irving, the namesakes of the Asian Art Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and celebrated philanthropists of New York. The... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2015

Bonhams Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2015 achieves over HK$700 million

Wang Hui’s Album of Landscapes sold for HK$35,960,000 including premium (over three times its high estimate). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- The top-selling lot at the Fine Chinese Paintings sale at Bonhams Hong Kong on Sunday was an important work by Wang Hui (1632–1717), one of the most celebrated painters of late seventeenth-century China, which realized HK$ 35,960,000. It had been estimated at HK$7,000,000 - 10,000,000. After a lengthy bidding war, the album of ten double leaves finally went to a telephone... [Lire la suite]