New York – Sotheby’s is privileged to present for auction a selection of ceramics and works of art collected in China during the late Qing period, to be sold in three sales across Asia Week: MING: Luminous Dawn of Empire, Important Chinese Art and Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art.
There was a glorious moment during the Kangxi reign (1662-1772) when, through a fortuitous confluence of extraordinary events, the porcelain artisans of Jingdezhen broke new ground not only technologically but aesthetically as well. Ahead of the upcoming sale of 91 pieces of Kangxi period porcelains from the Jie Rui Tang Collection, please click through to take look at a particular group of narrative porcelains and some of their supporting characters in large scenes. KANGXI: The Jie Rui Tang Collection 20 March | New York
No other name is more synonymous with the minaudière than Judith Leiber. Known for her artful, elegant and often whimsical handbag designs, her crystal encrusted minaudières have become icons in the world of fashion and design. Lesser known to the public is the collection of Chinese art acquired by Judith and Gerson Leiber over the course of their lifetime. Through form, theme or motif, it is striking to observe the influence of Chinese art on Judith Leiber’s designs, ranging from distinctively East Asian subjects like the Buddhist lion or ‘lucky cat’ to more subtle references such as Chinese famille-rose patterns. Click ahead to discover the impact that Chinese art has had on the legendary handbag designer. Inspired: Chinese Art from the Collection of Gerson and Judith Leiber 20 March | New York Image: Judith Leiber with Handbags, 1994. © Gordon Munro /The Leiber Collection
Sotheby’s March 2018 edition of Asia Week features a diverse array of Chinese, Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian works of art and paintings dating from the Neolithic period to the present day. Over 1,300 lots spanning more than 4,000 years of history will be offered in eleven exciting auctions, accompanied by a variety of events and lectures by renowned figures in the field. Click ahead to browse this season’s highlights. To view a comprehensive list of sales and events, please visit sothebys.com/asiaweek. 中文閱讀
It was a memorable year for Sotheby’s Hong Kong with some glittering auction records being set and a host of new initiatives. From the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction to the highest price ever achieved for a Chinese ceramic, 2017 was truly a year to remember. As we prepare for another exciting year in 2018, click through for some of the high points of this year. We are now inviting consignments for our upcoming auctions.
In conjunction with Asia Week New York, the annual city-wide celebration of Asian art, Sotheby’s will present a diverse array of Chinese, Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian works of art and paintings dating from the Neolithic period to the present day. Over 1,300 lots spanning more than 4,000 years of history will be offered in an exciting week of sales, accompanied by a variety of events and lectures by renowned figures in the field. Please refer to the schedule of sales and events below. 中文閱讀
Online Registration to Bid is Closed for this Sale. Would you like to watch the live sale?Watch Live Sale