Highlights of the third sale of this prestigious Hong Kong collection include further rare examples of Ming and Qing porcelain and several exceptional jades, including a Qing dynasty, 18th century large white jade bowl, and a celadon jade ‘landscape’ screen from the Qianlong period formerly in a French collection and first acquired at a Paris auction in 1965.
Sir Q.W. Lee was a banker and philanthropist well-known for his passion for collecting outstanding Chinese works of art. This collection is notable not only for its scale and scope but as an unerring reflection of Sir Q.W. Lee’s legendary diligence, and integrity as the consummate perfectionist of his time.