CHINA / 5000 YEARS 博古五千

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CHINA / 5000 YEARS 博古五千

Hong Kong

CHINA / 5000 YEARS 博古五千
Auction: Thu 26 Nov - Fri 27 Nov 2020
Exhibition: to Wed 25 Nov 2020
By Appointment



26 – 27 November 2020 | Hong Kong | full auction details

26 – 27 November | Hong Kong

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This season’s ‘CHINA / 5000 YEARS’ auction on 26th and 27th November features several private collections, including early ceramics from the Claire & Francis Heritage Lane collection, the third installment of Chinese jades from the Peony collection and a selection of jades from an old Hong Kong family collection. Other highlights include a fine and extremely rare coral-red ground famille-rose altar vase from the Qianlong period, a Zhengde period yellow-glazed dish, and an assemblage of Chinese paintings from Lingnan artists.


For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+852 2524 8121

For all sale enquiries please contact:

Nicolas Chow | | +852 2822 8128

Senior Director, Chairman, Asia, Worldwide Head and Chairman of Chinese Works of Art

Julian King | | +852 2822 5518

Senior Director, International Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Carrie Li | | +852 2822 8155

Senior Director, Senior Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Sam Shum | | +852 2822 8125

Senior Director, Senior Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Amethyst Chau | | +852 2822 8121

Director, Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Vivian Tong | | +852 2822 9027

Deputy Director, Head of Mid-Season Sales, Chinese Works of Art

Cristine Li | | +852 2822 8122

Deputy Director, Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Gigi Yu | | +852 2822 8135

Deputy Director, Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Mizuka Seya | | +81 3 3230 2755

Deputy Director, Specialist, Chinese Works of Art, Japan

Ching Yi Huang | | +886 2 2757 6689

Deputy Director, Specialist, Chinese Works of Art

Please note that Sotheby’s Hong Kong will close for the winter holidays (23 December 6pm to 4 January 9.30am). During this period it will not be possible to collect property, make in-person payments or make collection or shipping arrangements for purchased property. For any questions before the end-of-year office closure please call Post-Sale Services on +852 2822 5533 or email

請注意,蘇富比香港辦事處在2020年12月23日晚上6時起暫時關閉,於2021年1月4日早上9時30分重開在這段期間,我們無法為您安排領取拍品、親身付款或為已購物品安排付運。如有任何查詢,請於12月24日之前致電+852 2822 5533聯絡售後服務部,或電郵至。不便之處,敬請原諒。

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