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Christie’s Asia Week sale sets record

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.

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Sotheby’s investor could challenge Christie’s

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.

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Using the present to preserve the past

When he first encountered the Wenfeng Pagoda, Tang Dahua could hardly believe his eyes. After hundreds of years of being scorched by the sun and battered by winds and rain, the 8-meter-diameter mound of mud supporting the five-story tower was so pitted and eroded that it resembled nothing so much as an enormous termites’ nest […]

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