Peek inside Sotheby's Cabinet of Curiosities

Hong Kong | April 2017

Prepare to be entranced by this Super-8 film, shot by Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s deputy chairman, Asia, which features an improbable array of objects from the upcoming Curiosity III sale in Hong Kong. Fine scholar’s rocks, rare animal skulls and much more can be found in the 4 April auction, where lots spanning from antiquity to present day capture the exotic collecting traditions of the East and West. Watch this enigmatic video for a first look at the sale's most curious lots, and click here to view more of the remarkable highlights.

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