Asia


Spink unveil new Hong Kong operation

14 August 2014

Spink have unveiled their new Hong Kong operation, dubbed Spink China, with the first sale, focused on wines and spirits, set for August 20.

14-05-28-2143NE03A Caroline Wilson.jpg

Bonhams open new HQ in Hong Kong and plan to alter sales series

28 May 2014

Bonhams have pledged to use their new Hong Kong headquarters to expand the territory’s traditional sales programme throughout the year.

14-04-14-2137NE02A Chenghua Chicken Cup.jpg

Chicken cup sets new record at £21.5m

14 April 2014

A new auction high for Chinese porcelain was set last week when Sotheby’s sold a tiny Chenghua period ‘chicken cup’ for a hammer price of HK$250m (£21.5m) as part of their latest Hong Kong sale series.

Fine Art Asia to launch Beijing fair

18 February 2014

Hong Kong’s Fine Art Asia fair organisers have announced that they will launch ‘Guardian Fine Art Asia’ (GFAA), the Beijing edition of the event, in May this year.

Sotheby’s figures show rising taste for Western art in China

16 December 2013

The importance of China as a source of new clients in the international art market has been highlighted in a business intelligence report made available to ATG by Sotheby’s.

TEFAF Beijing put on hold for now but could return at later date

13 December 2013

Since the idea was first announced in March, news had gone quiet on a possible ‘TEFAF Beijing’, a collaboration between ‘TEFAF Maastricht’ and Sotheby’s Joint Venture in Beijing with GeHua.

Sotheby’s launch Beijing Art Week

25 November 2013

From November 28 to December 1 Sotheby’s will hold the series of private and public sales they have dubbed ‘Beijing Art Week’. It is the largest event Sotheby’s have held in China.

Triple-A head east for second Chinese sale with a silver lining

22 October 2013

The Association of Accredited Auctioneers (Triple-A), founded in 2012 by UK regional auctioneers to attract Chinese buyers, are to hold a second auction of Western antiques in China.

New record for white diamond

14 October 2013

Sotheby’s crowned their five-day HK$4.2bn (£354.5m) sales series in Hong Kong this month with a record price for a white diamond.

New free trade zone opens in Shanghai

10 October 2013

Christie’s mainland Chinese debut, the First Shanghai Auction on September 26, coincided with the opening of a free-trade zone in Shanghai.

Christie’s achieve £16.3m on their China debut

04 October 2013

Christie’s successfully completed their first auction in mainland China on September 26.

2110NE03 STOCKER.jpg

Spink commit to Far East focus as CEO relocates

04 October 2013

In what they are describing as a first for a global auction house, Spink are taking the significant step of locating their boss in Hong Kong.

13-09-16-2108NE07A chinese moonflask.jpg

Christie’s to sell Croydon’s £9m collection of Chinese treasures in Hong Kong

16 September 2013

The London Borough of Croydon has chosen Christie’s as the auctioneers for its controversial sale of 24 Chinese works of art from its collection.

First China sale for Christie’s announced

02 September 2013

Christie’s, the first international auction house to be granted a licence to operate independently in mainland China, have announced the date of their first auction.

13-04-30-2089NE01A Edwardian mahogany table.jpg

Pilot sale sheds light on what Chinese buyers like among Western chattels

30 April 2013

A major new marketplace or simply a case of wishful thinking? That was the question as the Association of Accredited Auctioneers (Triple-A) and their Beijing-based partners, Huachen Auctions, held a much-heralded auction in south east China.

Cross-promotion deal for Fine Art Asia and Masterpiece

24 April 2013

‘Masterpiece London’ has announced a link with Hong Kong’s ‘Fine Art Asia’ this year, with the incorporation of a Hong Kong Pavilion at the fourth edition of the London fair from June 26-July 3.

13-04-22-2088NE05B Kangxi porcelain.jpg

Bowl sets new Kangxi record at £5.8m

22 April 2013

A new auction high for Qing Kangxi porcelain was established in Sotheby’s latest spring sale series in Hong Kong.

13-04-19-2088NE07A Triple A Auction.jpg

UK’s £8m consignment for China arrives safely

19 April 2013

Fine art, antiques and collectables worth £8m, consigned from the UK by a consortium of regional auctioneers, arrived safely and without incident in China in time for a ground-breaking sale at the Xiamen Free Port in Fujian Province.

Christie’s to hold sales in Shanghai

15 April 2013

Christie’s are to hold auctions in Shanghai from this autumn, making them the first international fine art auction company to win a licence to operate independently in mainland China.

News

Categories

Tags in this section