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Sotheby’s 2011 Autumn Sale Series to Be Held in October at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2011 will be held at Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 1 to 6 October 2011. The six-day sales series will offer the finest collections across eight collecting categories, namely Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Fine Chinese Paintings, 20th Century Chinese Art, Contemporary Asian Art, Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings, Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, Important Watches and Wine. A total of over 3,400 lots on offer are expected to fetch in excess of HK$2.4 billion / US$300 million*. Selected highlights will be showcased in travelling exhibitions across Asia in September, concluding in a public exhibition of all the properties on offer in Hong Kong from 1 to 5 October 2011. AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS The Classic Cellar from a Great American Collector VIII (1 October). Offering over