RELEASE | Rarities of Craftsmanship

Hong Kong

Rarities of Craftsmanship




Hong Kong – Christie’s announces an exceptionally curated sale this season of outstanding rarity and design for its Handbags & Accessories auction on 2 December. Following the record breaking spring season and 100% sell-through in Shanghai, the autumn sales are eagerly anticipated by buyers across Asia, looking to further their collection and to own a piece of fashion history.


Matthew Rubinger, International Director, Handbags & Accessories, Asia & EMERI commented, ‘we have been receiving unprecedented interest from Asian buyers as they continue their connoisseurship of these exquisite pieces. The sale represents some of the finest limited edition and customs pieces on the market, led by several iconic, one-of-a-kind examples.’

About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in the first half of 2018 that totalled £2.97 billion / $4.04 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.