February, 2008

CHRISTIES CHINESE WORKS OF ART UNVEILS GILT-BRONZE FIGURES AND JADE TREASURES

CHRISTIES CHINESE WORKS OF ART UNVEILS GILT-BRONZE FIGURES AND JADE TREASURES

New York – On March 19 Christie’s series of three sales devoted to the arts of China will offer a range of important sculpture, ceramics, furniture, snuff bottles, and imperial textiles. Two single owner sales will start the day, beginning with The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume and Textiles from the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection and […]

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CHRISTIES TO OFFER PART II OF THE MERIEM COLLECTION – A SUPERB ENSEMBLE OF CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

CHRISTIES TO OFFER PART II OF THE MERIEM COLLECTION – A SUPERB ENSEMBLE OF CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

New York – After the spectacular results of the sale of the first part of the Meriem Collection in September 2007, which realized $3,988,050, Christie’s will offer Part II of this well-known and exceptionally fine collection. The sale will take place on March 19, will consist of 114 lots and has an overall estimate of […]

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Christies to Offer the First Ever Auction in the U.S. Devoted to Chinese Textiles

Christies to Offer the First Ever Auction in the U.S. Devoted to Chinese Textiles

New York – On March 19th Christie’s will be offering a superb single owner sale of Chinese textiles from the collection of Linda Wrigglesworth, a renowned dealer and collector in Chinese textiles whose dedication and passion contributed immensely to developing the Chinese textiles field into the buoyant collecting category it is today, especially in the […]

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Japanese and Korean Art at Christies New York Presents Most Valuable Works Offered in the Category

Japanese and Korean Art at Christies New York Presents Most Valuable Works Offered in the Category

New York – Commencing the Asia Week sales at Christie’s in New York, the March 18 auction of Japanese and Korean Art will present some of the most valuable works ever offered in the category. A newly discovered wood sculpture of Dainichi Nyorai, the supreme Buddha, attributed to the sculptor Unkei, is the most valuable […]

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