Shanghai Auction 10th Anniversary

  • Event date 15–26 September
  • Event location Shanghai & Online

10th Shanghai Auction Anniversary combined Live sale total CNY 257,773,214 / HK$277,606,415 / US$35,641,784

In celebration of 10th Shanghai Auction Anniversary, Christie’s spectacular live & online sales were held in Shanghai and Hong Kong, and achieved a combined live sale total of CNY 257,773,214 / HK$277,606,415 / US$35,641,784.

Shanghai Live Sales totalled CNY 177,000,600 / US$24,473,519 with 140% hammer above low estimate. Diverse sales catered to Mainland China’s extensive tastes across 20th/21st Century Art, Classic Art, Jewellery, Handbags, and Moutai. Landmark Sale of an Einstein Manuscript for over CNY 9 Million debuted the Classic Art Category in Mainland China.

Masterpieces by Asian Artists drove Hong Kong 20th/21st Century Art Live Sale total to HK$86,987,300 / US$11,168,265, led by Yayoi Kusama, Liu Ye and Zao Wou-Ki. Millennial Artists smashed estimates highlighted by Ayako Rokkaku, Emi Kuraya, Fang Yuan, and Zhang Yexing.

Renowned Auctioneers Liang-lin Chen and Emmanuelle Chan hosted spirited salerooms and drove digital engagement with total livestream viewership over 1 Million.

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Special publications

10th Shanghai Auction Anniversary spanning across Shanghai and Hong Kong, will present a diverse, high-quality and creatively varied line-up of art and luxury offerings

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Selling exhibition

Sarah Graham: In the Hand of Buddha

20–28 September

Christie’s Asia is delighted to announce the opening of an exhibition of new work by the British artist, Sarah Graham.

Graham brings the natural world before us with a clear, unorthodox eye. Known for expressive, large scale ink drawings, the artist presents her individual vision of the beauty and strangeness of plant forms with a group of eight new paintings of lotus flowers.

20–23 September, 10:00am – 6:00pm

26–28 September, 10:00am – 6:00pm

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Charlie Watts | Gentleman · Collector · Rolling Stone

15–29 September
London & Online

Christie’s is delighted to announce Charlie Watts: Gentleman, Collector, Rolling Stone, a two-part auction comprising an extraordinary library of modern first editions together with landmarks from the world of jazz, collected by renowned musician and Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (1941–2021). The flagship auction, Charlie Watts: Literature and Jazz Part I, will take place live in London on 28 September, with a Part II online sale open for bidding from 15 to 29 September.

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Auction Series

Rothschild Masterpieces

3–17 October
New York

This October, Christie’s is honored to present Rothschild Masterpieces, a series of auctions in New York. With collections dating back to the late 18th century, the Rothschilds are famed for their curated trove of extraordinary works of fine and decorative arts that form the interiors of their homes across Europe.

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Online course

The Contemporary Art World: Theory and Structure

19 September – 30 October 2023

Contemporary art inspires passion, generates huge revenues, and dominates today’s art world. But why is this? And how can you find your way within the international contemporary art world? Gain important insight into contemporary art and the art world in this six-week online certificate course.

Christie’s celebrates Asian art

This fall Asian Art Week returns to New York to present a full slate of sales with works from across Asia.

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