Last Chance to See: Beijing to Istanbul Highlights

Launch Slideshow

The Beijing to Istanbul online sale, which is open for bidding until Monday at 3.00 PM GMT,  brings together a collection of treasures that span the fabled trade routes which ran from the Far East through to Europe. There’s a final opportunity to see highlights from the sale in an exhibition at Sotheby’s New Bond Street which is open this weekend and on Monday until 3.00 PM.  Chinese highlights include a vibrant turquoise Kangxi vase while the Indian section includes a charming silver coffee percolator, silvered ‘magic’ bowl and clover leaf box. Rugs and carpets featured include a torba from Turkmenistan and Persian Heriz carpet and there are also Anatolian kilims ranging from the 17th to 19th century. Other notable works include Ottoman daggers, incense burners and a monumental Syrian or Armenian tray. Click ahead to see some of exhibition highlights.

Beijing to Istanbul: Paints and Works of Art Online
Online sale | 21 November–5 December

Exhibition opening times:
Friday 2 Dec 2016 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 3 Dec 2016 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 4 Dec 2016 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday 5 Dec 2016 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Last Chance to See: Beijing to Istanbul Highlights


We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

By continuing to use our Site, you consent to our use of cookies and to the practices described in our updated Privacy Policy.