Velvet was invited to the Gala Opening of Christie’s first auction in Shanghai on September 24th, 2013. Christie’s inaugural Shanghai sale is a celebration of the great artistic traditions of both East and West. This curated sale includes exceptional works in many collecting fields – from Asian Contemporary to European Modern Masters and American Post War and Contemporary, from jewelry and watches to wine and decorative arts.
Christie’s has become the first international fine art auction company to be granted a license to operate independently in Mainland China. During the first auction on September 26th, a modest affair by international standards that brought $24.9 million for 39 paintings, sculpture, jewelry, watches, and wine.
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