Blue and White Vase Sets World Record for Ming Porcelain at Sothebys Auction

. October 6, 2011

A World Auction Record was set for Ming Porcelain at Sotheby’s Hong Kong today when an Outstanding Blue and White Imperial Vase, Ming Dynasty, sold for HK$168,660,000 / US$21,623,077.
The ten-minute phone bidding battle in a crowded Hong Kong saleroom was won by Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, against a Sotheby’s Ceramics Specialist based in Beijing. Chinese buyers from around the world competed for 32 important pieces from … Read More

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