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Chinese works of art from an important European collection to be offered at Christie’s Hong Kong

HONG KONG.- Christie’s presents an important single-owner collection of exceptional Chinese works of art from a renowned European connoisseur. This outstanding collection of fifteen rare works in jade, ivory and rhinoceros horn was put together over the past 50 years with a focus on the very finest examples of superbly carved scholarly objects. To be offered on 30 November in Hong Kong, Exceptional Chinese Works of Art from an Important European Collection demonstrates the collector‟s appreciation of the decorative themes that have traditionally appealed to the Chinese literati, particularly those of the 18th century. This is the second of a series of sales from the collection, following on from the hugely successful auction of superb jade carvings in New York