The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong is delighted to announce a private preview of Sotheby’s Autumn sale of Chinese works of art with Nicolas Chow. Nicolas will guide members through this season’s sales of works spanning five millennia, from the Neolithic period through the Qing dynasty (1644–1911).
Among the highlights are works from the private collection of the late collector and philanthropist, Sir Joseph Hotung including jades, ceramics, bronzes, paintings, furniture and sculptural works showcasing the art that provided the backdrop to his life in London.
Other highlights of the auction are six ceramic and enamel masterpieces of the18th century from the collection of the diplomat and collector Dr Wou Kuian, and imperial porcelains from the collection of Joseph Lau.
Nicolas Chow is Chairman of Sotheby’s Asia and Worldwide Head and Chairman of the Chinese Works of Art Department, orchestrating auctions with a focus on ceramics and works of art from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Mr. Chow joined Sotheby’s in 1999 and has been responsible for leading the Chinese art market across the Asia Pacific region since 2003. In 2006/07 he took over global oversight for the Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art departments.
Registration at 9:15am. Members are reminded that as the preview takes place before the public are admitted, this event is strictly limited to current members only. A limited number of places are available, and pre-registration is required. Drop-ins will not be entertained. Members are further reminded that photography is not ordinarily permitted. Please note that visitors are required to wear a face mask, receive temperature screening, sanitize hands with rubbing alcohol provided, and register / use the LeaveHomeSafe application to scan the venue QR code at the temperature screening station prior to entry.