The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong is delighted to announce a private preview of Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions of Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art with Rosemary Scott and Pola Antebi who will guide members through this season’s sale highlight. Christie’s will present five dedicated themed auctions including the Glories of Buddhist Art and the second edition of the Leisurely Delights of A Transient Life sale. Of particular note are 16 pieces of imperial porcelain from the Ming and Qing dynasties from The Baofang Pavilion Collection of Imperial Ceramics. Following the preview members are invited to attend the lecture by Rosemary Scott titled Ceramics for the Imperial Gardens at 11:30 am. Interested parties can register online.
Rosemary Scott is International Academic Director of Christie’s Asian Art Departments, and a former Curator of the Percival David Foundation in London, and the Burrell Collection in Glasgow. She is also a past President of the London Oriental Ceramic Society.
Pola Antebi joined Christie’s Hong Kong in 1990 and is the International Director of the Chinese Works of Art Department in Hong Kong. Her areas of expertise include Imperial ceramics, jades and works of art from the Yuan to the Qing periods. She is currently a member of the Hong Kong Management Committee.
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.