On 3 December, Christie’s Hong Kong concluded its 2021 Autumn Auction season, achieving a historical, record-breaking auction total of HK$3.8B/US$495 million, the highest ever for Christie’s in Asia. The sales saw a combined sell-through rate of 90% by lot and 92% by value, with an average hammer price of 123% of low estimate. 35 world auction records were set across multiple categories.
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All lots were sold in the two sales which totalled HK$66.5 million, saw 80% of lots sold above their high estimates, and a total hammer price of 172% above low estimate
The November 2021 live sale achieved the highest ever auction total for the category at any auction house worldwide, and saw a world auction record set for the most expensive handbag ever sold at auction
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Personal works by China's most popular artist, lovingly inventoried by his brother's charismatic daughter Xinjia
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Coming to auction this spring, the ‘Sakura’ heads up our pick of the most fabulous pink diamonds to have bedazzled our salerooms
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