RESULTS | 30 Years: The Sale
The Culmination of Christie’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations in Asia
100% Sold, with over 40% of Lots Selling Above High Estimate
Please click HERE for the full results of Christie’s Hong Kong 30 Years: The Sale which was held on 30 May 2016, totalling HK$ 631,560,000/ US$81,712,921.
The top lot of the sale was A MAGNIFICENT LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ JAR (1426-1435) , which realised HK$ 158,040,000 / US$ 20,447,642 (illustrated left).
Rebecca Wei, President, Asia, and Head of Sale, commented “ 30 Years: The Sale wonderfully embodies our historic 30th anniversary milestone in Asia, and attests to the strength of Christie’s cross-department collaboration in the region. This memorable occasion united collectors across all our specialist categories for the first time, reflecting the deepening cross-category tastes of our clients. 2016 continues to be a momentous year as we turn our attention to our 250th Anniversary celebrations in the fall”.
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*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.