Sotheby’s Asia Week: Fall 2017



Sotheby’s is Delighted to Announce Asia Week,

Taking Place in New York, September 8th – 16th.



Featuring pieces dating from the Neolithic period to the early 20th century, Sotheby’s Asia Week auctions

offer the finest examples of Asian art. Important Chinese Art presents a variety of exceptional Chinese ceramics

and works of art, including imperial Qing porcelain, Ming dynasty sculpture, finely carved jades, early

ceramics and lacquer. With many pieces from important private collections, highlights include an extremely

rare “Ding” carved “peony” vase, a Yongzheng mark and period celadon-glazed double-gourd vase,

and an important group of Tang sancai vessels from an esteemed Japanese private collection. 


Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy offers an outstanding group of works with impeccable

provenance,sourced from private collections worldwide. Highlights include paintings and calligraphy

by Dong Qichang, Wang Hui, Shen Zongjing, He Shaoji and many more. The sale is joined by modern

paintings by Huang Binhong, Wu Hufan, Zhang Daqian, Xie Zhiliu and Chen Peiqiu.


Sotheby’s Asia Week


The season will conclude with Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, presenting over 400 lots of

collectible and decorative Chinese, Japanese and Korean art at attractive estimates ranging

from $100 to $50,000. Offerings include ceramics, jade, Buddhist sculpture, textiles,

huanghuali and hardwood furniture, Chinese paintings and calligraphy.



Important Chinese Art

13 September (10 AM & 2 PM EDT)

On View: 8–12 September


Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy

14 September (10 AM & 2 PM EDT)

On View: 8–13 September


Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art

16 September (10 AM & 2 PM EDT)

On View: 8–16 September


Please visit our Chinese Works of Art or Classical Chinese Paintings department pages

to contact a specialist, or email


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