New York, July 2020

Presenting virtually for the first time, Asian Art Week totals US$8,952,625, the highest ever for an Asian art online auction series. The top lot of the series is one of Tyeb Mehta’s earliest explorations of his Falling Figure, which realises US$975,000. The South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art sale achieves US$4,825,000, the highest total for an Asian art online sale. The Fine Chinese Paintings sale realises 180% of the low estimate, with its top lot, Wang Xuetao’s Fowl and Blossoms selling for $137,500. Closing out the series, the Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale realises US$2,530,625, the highest total achieved for an online Chinese Works of Art sale since their inception at Christie’s in 2013.

We look forward to welcoming you to our next Asian Art Week in New York beginning 21 September.

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