How to Collect Qing Porcelain – Top Tips from Legendary Dealer Richard Marchant

Hong Kong | 11 July 2020

After nearly 70 years at the forefront of the Chinese art world, Richard Marchant knows a thing or two about collecting Qing porcelain. As he prepares to retire and leave his renowned dealership to the next generation, this episode of Expert Voices features top tips from a true connoisseur passing on his knowledge. Sotheby’s upcoming sale ‘Marchant – Fifty Qing Imperial Porcelains’ (11 July | Hong Kong) encapsulates Marchant’s careful attention to quality, condition and provenance. Highlights include a pair of Qianlong coral-ground bowls from the Goldschmidt collection, and an extremely rare pair of Daoguang yellow-ground altar vessels from the collection of Viscount Harcourt. Click here to watch more videos about our Hong Kong July sales.

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