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With bidders that included prominent collectors of Chinese art, the sale of Chinese art from the Fujita Museum in Japan reached $262 million at Christie’s, giving the New York auction house the biggest single-evening sale in Asian Art Week auction history.
Chinese study estimates up to 10 million artifacts from China scattered worldwide
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be selling more than 700 pieces of Chinese ceramics through live and online auction sales at Christie’s next week.
Sotheby’s new major Chinese shareholder may help boost its market share in China, where in recent years the auction house’s rival Christie’s has dominated, art advisers said.
Chinese collector Liu Yiqian bought Amedeo Modigliani’s 1917 signature portrait of a nude woman for $170.4 million on Monday at Christie’s in New York, setting a record for the Italian artist’s works.
The bankrupt New York Military Academy, a 126-year-old preparatory school on the Hudson River that counts billionaire Donald Trump among its graduates, was sold last Wednesday after a bidding war between groups backed by two China-based investors.