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  • 6 April 2020

CHRISTIE’S HONG KONG ANNOUNCES AUCTION UPDATES

Update as of 6 Apr 2020

 

Following the announcement on 13 March in response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Christie’s has completed a review of the Hong Kong Spring Auctions calendar and has decided to postpone the auction week from 30 May – 3 June to the week of 5 July.

Francis Belin, President, Christie’s Asia Pacific, commented, “We have decided to postpone our keynote Hong Kong May sales to July and believe this new window creates a better sale environment. Our goal is to best serve our consignors and our clients through building successful sales for auction, private and online channels. We look forward to reconvening in July and thank our clients for their continued patience and support as the health and well-being of our communities remains our highest priority”.

For the latest global sale calendar updates and news, please refer to the table below and on Christie’s website.

Additional details about the July sales will follow in the coming days.

About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had auction sales in the first half of 2019 that totalled £2.2 billion / $2.8 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.