Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2010 Announced at Sotheby’s


HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold the Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2010 on 5 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Building on the success of the spring auction earlier this year, Sotheby’s will continue to present an array of distinguished thematic collections this season, including “Twenty-two Paintings & Calligraphy from the Collection of Chai Sian Kwan”, “Paintings from a European Private Collection”, “Calligraphy Couplets of Late Qing Scholars” and several others. The total of 270 lots is expected to fetch in excess of HK$120 million. C. K. Cheung, Sotheby’s Head of Chinese Paintings said, “Our spring sale of fine Chinese paintings in April saw unprecedented success – with a total sale of over HK$400 million, achieving Sotheby’s highest ever seasonal total for this category. The phenomenal result is testament to the appeal of our meticulou