Don’t Miss: Bonhams Hong Kong 2010 Autumn Auction Beijing Preview (Oct. 30-31)

Everything From Snuff Bottles To Scotch Up For The Hammer In Hong Kong Next Month

Imperial Chinese snuff bottles have proven very popular with Chinese collectors (Image: Bonhams)

Imperial Chinese snuff bottles have proven very popular with Chinese collectors (Image: Bonhams)

Following the success of Sotheby’s recent autumn auctions in Hong Kong, the British auction house Bonhams is set to kick off its autumn auction season there on November 23. With auctions highlighting some the most popular lots among Chinese collectors — fine wine, jewelry, snuff bottles and traditional paintings — the Bonhams series has something for everyone. In preparation for the auction series, Bonhams has announced it will hold the first of four auction previews at Beijing’s China World Summit Wing Hotel, with the remaining previews set to take place in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taipei. The Beijing preview, set for October 30-31, indicates the importance that major auction houses are placing on the mainland Chinese market — which remains, by design, dominated by home-grown houses like Guardian and Poly.

The Bonhams Hong Kong 2010 Autumn Auction schedule:

23 November
10:00 AM: Mary and George Bloch Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II
3:00 PM: Rare and Old Single Malt Whisky
5:00 PM: Fine and Rare Wines

24 November
10:00 AM: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
12:00 noon: Fine Chinese Paintings and Contemporary Asian Art
2:00 PM: Fine Jewellery and Jadeite
6:00 PM: Fine Writing Instruments & Fine Modern and Vintage Wristwatches

Shangri-La China World Summit Wing Hotel
No 1, Jianguomenwai Avenue, Central Business District & Silk Market, Beijing, China 100004
Tel: 010-65052277

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