Thursday, October 18, 2012

Asian Art Week at Christie's London to offer a diverse array of rare and beautiful works

Asian Art Week at Christie's London to offer a diverse array of rare and beautiful works

LONDON.- Christie’s will celebrate Asian Art in London this autumn between 6 – 9 November, with a diverse array of rare and beautiful works with excellent provenance and many highlights from important private collections.

Asia week London 2012
Imperial Qianlong Jade.
Former Collection of J.T. Tai.
Estimate: £500,000-700,000.
Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012.
The sales include: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 6 November at King Street; and at South Kensington: Interiors – dedicated to Chinese Art – and The Japanese Aesthetic on 7 November; and Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles on 9 November. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: 6 November at 10.30am & 2.00pm, Christie’s King Street - Bid via Christie’s LIVE Christie’s London Asian Art week in autumn 2012 opens with a stellar offering of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 6 November. A selection of exquisite works from a Private English Collection and Property from the Michael D. Stevenson Collection will be offered alongside notable ceramics, jade carvings, bronzes, cloisonné enamel, lacquer ware, painting and furniture. The sale features over 300 works which demonstrate the incredible breadth and dynamism of Chinese art, spanning the Neolithic period through to the 20th century. With estimates ranging from £1,000 to £700,000 the sale is expected to realise in excess of £10 million.