DAY TWO: AFTERNOON SESSION - 2 PM (LOTS 649-770 INCLUSIVE)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE HANS J. CHRISTENSEN (1922-1985) (LOTS 649-669 INCLUSIVE)
Christies is delighted to offer for sale the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985), Secretary of the Royal Danish Legation in Beijing between 1952 & 1954.
This was Christensen’s first posting and he was given the task of setting up the Danish Embassy in China. Christensen quickly became an influential figure in political circles and enjoyed a successful career as Danish ambassador with postings in Washington and Eastern Europe. It was during his short period in Beijing that he became interested in Chinese art.