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Asian Art Week Sales at Christie’s London to Be Held in May

LONDON.- The strength of international demand for Asian Art was again demonstrated in the March 2010 sales in New York which realised $60 million; re-confirming Christie’s continued position as market leader for the category, with 73% market share. This spring, Christie’s London Asian Art Week will run from 11 – 14 May 2010, featuring further remarkable works which exemplify rarity, beauty and excellent provenance, with many highlights offered from inspiring private collections such as The Edward and Marilyn Flower Collection of Netsuke and Inro, Part II, Prints from The Illing Collection and The Dr Neil Kendall Collection of 20th Century Chinese Porcelain. The sales include: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 11 May at King Street; Interiors – juxtaposing Eastern and Western Styles – on 11 May at South Kensington; Japanese