Shanghai Auction 10th Anniversary
Event date 15–26 September
Event location Shanghai & Online
10th Shanghai Auction Anniversary combined Live sale total CNY 257,773,214 / HK$277,606,415 / US$35,641,784
In celebration of 10th Shanghai Auction Anniversary, Christie’s spectacular live & online sales were held in Shanghai and Hong Kong, and achieved a combined live sale total of CNY 257,773,214 / HK$277,606,415 / US$35,641,784.
Shanghai Live Sales totalled CNY 177,000,600 / US$24,473,519 with 140% hammer above low estimate. Diverse sales catered to Mainland China’s extensive tastes across 20th/21st Century Art, Classic Art, Jewellery, Handbags, and Moutai. Landmark Sale of an Einstein Manuscript for over CNY 9 Million debuted the Classic Art Category in Mainland China.
Masterpieces by Asian Artists drove Hong Kong 20th/21st Century Art Live Sale total to HK$86,987,300 / US$11,168,265, led by Yayoi Kusama, Liu Ye and Zao Wou-Ki. Millennial Artists smashed estimates highlighted by Ayako Rokkaku, Emi Kuraya, Fang Yuan, and Zhang Yexing.
Renowned Auctioneers Liang-lin Chen and Emmanuelle Chan hosted spirited salerooms and drove digital engagement with total livestream viewership over 1 Million.
Also on view
Sarah Graham: In the Hand of Buddha
Christie’s Asia is delighted to announce the opening of an exhibition of new work by the British artist, Sarah Graham.
Graham brings the natural world before us with a clear, unorthodox eye. Known for expressive, large scale ink drawings, the artist presents her individual vision of the beauty and strangeness of plant forms with a group of eight new paintings of lotus flowers.
20–23 September, 10:00am – 6:00pm
OPEN TO PUBLIC
26–28 September, 10:00am – 6:00pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
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