CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK TOTALS $44,316,701 FOR THE FALL 2007 SERIES OF ASIAN ART SALES The Fall 2007 edition of Asia Week at Christie’s New York realized $44,316,701, the second highest total for Asia Week at Christie’s New York.
of which were made for the Imperial household. The estimated sale value is in excess of $10 million and the highlight is a white jade brushpot, Qianlong period, carved with an extensive landscape (estimate: $1 – 1.2 million). Other sales will focus on Chinese ceramics and works of art and classical Chinese paintings.
Full Hong Kong calendar for Asian art sales
Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
Chinese 20th Century Art
Asian Contemporary Art
Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy
Fine Chinese Modern Paintings
Important Chinese jades from the personal collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
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