London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A Chinese bamboo and silver opium pipe
the applied central silver attachement decorated with fruiting branches and an inset stone, with further silver mounts decorated with archaic vessels in relief and pale grey hardstone finials, inlaid ivory decoration -- 21¾in. (55.1cm.) long, (damages).
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
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