Chinese Paintings – Classical

Overview

Sotheby’s Fine Classical Chinese Paintings Department offers high quality works of Chinese painting and calligraphy, encompassing a variety of styles from the 12th through 19th centuries. These fine works emphasize the importance of classical artistic styles, underlining the connection between poetry, calligraphy, painting and the artist’s seal.

The expertise of our specialists is widely recognized throughout the globe, and therefore our team has been entrusted with the sale of many rare and important works.

Classical Chinese Paintings auctions are held every year in New York during March and September and in Hong Kong during April and October. The 2016 Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy auctions in New York brought over $60 million in sales, close to double its high estimate. Since the debut of Fine Classical Chinese Paintings in Hong Kong in 2015, they have witnessed similar milestones with sale results. In 2016, results exceed high estimates by over 150%.

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+1 212 894 1177
HONG KONG:
+852 2822 9013

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  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Rongde Zhang
    Senior Vice President | Senior Specialist
    New York
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Steven Zuo
    Director | Head of Department
    Hong Kong
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Xian Fang
    Assistant Vice President | Specialist and Head of Sale
    New York
    xian.fang@sothebys.com
    +1 212 894 1177
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Sally Fong
    Specialist
    Hong Kong
    sally.fong@sothebys.com
    +852 2822 9013
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Alex Weng
    Junior Specialist
    Hong Kong
    Alex.Weng@sothebys.com
    +852 2822 9020
  • Chinese Works of Art
    Tiffany Chao
    Specialist, Asian Art
    Los Angeles
  • Chinese Works of Art
    Christina Prescott-Walker
    Senior Vice President | Division Director, Asian Art and Decorative Arts
    New York
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Jacqueline Lee
    Administrator
    Hong Kong
    jacqueline.lee@sothebys.com
    +852 2822 9043
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Ange Wong
    Project Manager
    New York
    ange.wong@sothebys.com
    +1 212 894 1177
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Arnold Chang
    Senior Consultant
    New York
    +1 212 894 1177
  • Shuni Li
    Client Service Manager
    Taipei
    Shuni.Li@sothebys.com
    +886 2 2757 6689
  • Chinese Paintings – Classical
    Haowen Li
    Administrator
    New York
    Haowen.Li@sothebys.com
    +1 212 894 1177

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