Uncover the best of art and luxury as we celebrate the Hong Kong Spring Auctions. Join us as we explore modern interpretations of traditional subjects, techniques and works. Learn about the iconic tastemakers of the past and the ground breaking contemporary artists of today through exclusive talks, tours and eye-opening experiences at Christie’s Lates.
Lights, Camera, Action
This season’s most magnificent jewels, important watches and sought-after handbags are showcased in a live style presentation.
Specialist Talk: Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence
Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Jewellery, unveils this unprecedented group of jewels, gemstones, and decorative objects exploring the creative dialogue between India and the West. Discover almost four hundred lots spanning over five hundred years of craftmanship through pieces made by Bulgari, Cartier, Janesich, Lacloche, Linzeler, Mauboussin, and Mellerio, along with contemporary creations by Bhagat and JAR.
Chinese Opera Stories
Lin Fengmian depicts figures from classical Chinese opera in a distinctly modern way, breaking down complex costumes into simple yet dynamic shapes and lines. Peking opera artist Ms Eunice Ng will perform a scene from The Cosmic Sword on which the Lin Fengmian masterpiece is based.
Specialist Talk: The Rothschild Collection
Discover a story of collecting with Cecille Xichu Wang, Representative, Old Master Group which spans centuries and an aesthetic that has inspired many American and European interiors since the 19th century.
Specialist Talk: The Lunar Manual
Relive the Apollo 11 moon landing with Sophie Hopkins, Books & Manuscripts Specialist, who will retrace the event according to the flight manual used and annotated by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land the Eagle on the moon in 1969.
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and
Date & Time: 23 May, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Dress Code: Define your style
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Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auctions
Experience the best of art and luxury at Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auctions 2019 from 24-29 May through an exciting week of exhibitions, previews and forums. Don’t miss the spectacular auctions that showcase an exceptional selection of pieces from 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Chinese Paintings, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, as well as a covetable selection of Jewellery, Watches, Wine and Handbags.
Rahul Kadakia, Christie’s Head of Jewellery, introduces a collection that’s set to make auction history
A 360-degree preview of our Hong Kong Spring Auctions, featuring highlights from this spring season
The second-largest painting by Zao Wou-Ki ever to appear at auction, leads Hong Kong Spring Auctions
Specialist Tristan Bruck advises on how to identify valuable pieces in different materials and styles
Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence — A collection of extraordinary treasures
Feast your eyes on an unparalleled collection of Mughal jewels, European-Indian hybrid designs and 20th-Century creations by leading Jewellery houses. Spanning over 500 years of history and sovereign power on the subcontinent, Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence tells the story of a continuous tradition of patronage from the Mughal Empire to present day, with provenance including the royal and noble families of India. This comprehensive trove of nearly 400 diamonds, coloured stones and the finest jewelled objects, swords and daggers will be offered in a landmark auction this June in New York.
The Nizam of Hyderabad Necklace, from the collection of the Nizams of India, c. 1850
Lecture and Panel Discussion
Presenting a series of exclusive talks hosted by leading artists, scholars and expert specialists that explore this season's highlights and more.
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and
Date: 24 and 26 May
Combining art, music and specialist talks, Christie’s Lates in London, New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai are the perfect opportunity to mix with like-minded art lovers after hours. With free entry, each curated evening in this new series of events aims to bring art to life and inspire conversation, showcasing highlights from our upcoming auctions alongside interactive activities, talks by guest experts and enticing food and drink.