Christie’s celebrates Asian Art

New York, 6–25 Sept 2019

This September Asian Art Week at Christie’s New York presents an abundance of must-see art from all corners of a vast continent. From contemporary classical and Chinese paintings to works with exemplary provenance from The Art Institute of Chicago, our Rockefeller Plaza galleries will be full of ancient treasures and contemporary masterworks in a salute to the vibrant arts of Asia.

Join us beginning on 6 September at our viewing in New York. In the meantime, please browse our related features and highlights online.

Contact
asianartny@christies.com
Tel: +1 212 636 2180


Highlights

  • Bada Shanren (1626–1705)

    Bird and Rock
    Estimate
    US$150,000–200,000
    Related Sale
    Fine Chinese Paintings, New York, 10 September

  • A rare gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Ratnasambhava

    Nepal, late 17th-early 18th century
    Estimate
    US$400,000–600,000
    Related Sale
    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art, New York, 11 September

  • George Keyt (1901–1993)

    Untitled (Dreaming In the Sun), 1936
    Estimate
    US$30,000–50,000
    Related Sale
    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art, New York, 11 September

  • A magnificent and very rare huanghuali folding horseshoe-back armchair, Jiaoyi

    17th century
    Estimate
    US$1,000,000–1,500,000
    Related Sale
    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 September

  • A rare carved stone figure of Namasangiti Manjushri

    Tibet, 14–15th century
    Estimate
    US$6,000–8,000
    Related Sale
    Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art, New York, 11 September

  • A superb and extremely rare turquoise-inlaid gold openwork chape

    Late Spring and Autumn period, 6th-5th century BC
    Estimate
    US$300,000–500,000
    Related Sale
    Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver, New York, 12 September

  • A rare large wucai 'garlic-mouth' vase

    Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1573–1619)
    Estimate
    US$200,000–300,000
    Related Sale
    Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September

  • A molded white-glazed soft-paste bottle vase

    18th century
    Estimate
    US$2,400–3,500
    Related Sale
    Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago Online, 10–17 September

  • Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002)

    Littoral Picture
    Estimate
    US$10,000–15,000
    Related Sale
    Contemporary Art Asia, Online, 18–25 September



Auction schedule

Fine Chinese Paintings

  • Auction

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, New York

    10 Sept, 10am

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Elizabeth Hammer
    nychinesepaintings@christies.com
    +1 212 641 5760

South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

  • Auction

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, New York

    11 Sept,10am

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Nishad Avari
    navari@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2190

Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

  • Auction

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, New York

    11 Sept, 2pm

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Jacqueline Dennis Subhash
    jsubhash@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2190

Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver

  • Auction

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, New York

    12 Sept, 10am

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    11 Sept, 10am – 2pm

  • Contact

    Olivia Hamilton
    asianartny@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2180

Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago

  • Auction

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, New York

    12 Sept, 2pm

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    11 Sept, 10am – 2pm

  • Contact

    Olivia Hamilton
    asianartny@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2180

Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

  • Auction

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, New York

    13 Sept, 10am & 2pm

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    11 Sept, 10am – 2pm

  • Contact

    Olivia Hamilton
    asianartny@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2180

Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago Online

  • Auction

    Online

    10–17 Sept

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    11 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    12 Sept, 10am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Olivia Hamilton
    asianartny@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2180

Gods and Guardians: South Asian Works of Art

  • Auction

    Online

    12–19 Sept

  • Viewing*

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    *Select highlights on view

  • Contact

    Jacqueline Dennis Subhash
    jsubhash@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2190

Contemporary Art Asia

  • Auction

    Online

    18–25 Sept

  • Viewing

    6 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    7 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    8 Sept, 1pm – 5pm
    9 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    10 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    11 Sept, 10am – 5pm
    12 Sept, 10am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Aisi Wang
    awang@christies.com
    +1 212 641 3771