Posts found in 'Auction'

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Wine, Watches, And Chicken Cups: Chinese Ceramics Land On ‘Most Valuable Collectibles’ List

As China's investment-minded collectors push the prices of Asian antiques sky-high, Chinese porcelain takes its place among the world's most expensive luxury items.

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Sotheby’s Institute Launches Mainland Program To Broaden Collector Base And Increase Expertise

With expectations that China's art market will "eclipse" those of the United States and Europe, Sotheby's educational wing teams up with Tsinghua University to launch a program that features classes on both art and business.

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Zhang Xiaogang Smashes World Record With $12.1 Million Sotheby’s Sale

A new record for the artist at auction demonstrates the rising momentum of Chinese contemporary art as new Chinese collectors enter the market.

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China’s Growing Collector Base Is Turning Chinese Contemporary Art Into A Major Blue-Chip Asset

Top Chinese contemporary art prices currently lag behind their Western counterparts, but China's investment-minded wealthy are likely to narrow the gap in the coming years.

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Christie's "Fine and Rare Wines" sale with its "oriental" theme did well, with all of its top lots going to Asian buyers. (Christie's)

Burgundy Keeps Tight Hold On Hong Kong Crown At Christie’s March Auction

Despite a decline in global wine auction revenues, Christie's efforts to cater to Chinese tastes with "Oriental"-themed collections paid off in its recent Hong Kong wine auction.

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