Strong Hong Kong Results Reaffirm Sotheby’s Market Leadership in Asia

July 2020 | Hong Kong

With 3,794 lots sold across seventeen auctions at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sotheby’s emerges yet again as the definitive market leader in Asia. In seven extraordinary days, the sales series reached 411 million USD, with buyers hailing from nearly 40 countries and nearly 90 percent of lots purchased via phone, online or absentee bids. Robust results were found in every category, and highlights include Sanyu’s masterwork Quatre nus (33.3 million USD), Zao Wou-Ki’s 20.03.60 (14.8 million USD), David Hockney’s 30 Sunflowers (14.8 million USD), an Imperial Green Jadeite Bead Necklace (10.4 million USD) and Chu Teh-Chun’s Les eléments confédérés (14.7 million USD)a world record for the artist. To consign with us for future auctions visit sothebys.com/consign.

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