As the market leader in Korean art, Christie's has contributed to the growth of the market that covers Joseon dynasty ceramics, paintings, folk art and Contemporary art. Christie's holds numerous auction records, including $8,417,500 for an iron-decorated dragon jar sold in 1996. Areas of interest to collectors are Choson period ceramics, folk art and contemporary art. From 2014 Christie’s Korean Art department will focus on tightly curated theme sales both online and at auction in both New York and London, as well as continue with Private Sales.
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