11 May 2001
JAPAN, Order of the Sacred Treasure, Third Class neck Badge, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, extremely fine, with neck cravat, in lacquer case of issue with incorrect red cord and tassels
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Sold with original 'Permission to Wear' document to Frank Prior Purvis (dated 1915).
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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
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru