Christie’s Hong Kong concluded its two auctions of Chinese Ceramics from the Yangdetang Collection and Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art held on 30 November 2016 with a combined total of HK$ 443,341,250 (US$ 57,416,099).
The Yangdetang Collection was established over three decades by Dr. Yang, a renowned and widely respected collector of Chinese works of art, encompassing refined ceramic pieces from various dynasties, archaic jade carvings as well as a selection of modern art works. Amongst these treasures, 65 pieces of Chinese ceramic works from Jin dynasty to Yuan-Ming dynasty were offered during the Chinese Ceramics from the Yangdetang Collection sale at Christie's Hong Kong, totalling HKD 36,952,500 (USD 4,785,633).
The Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art saleroom saw 208 lots spanning from the Late Neolithic Period (Hong Shan Culture) to Qing dynasty, realising a sum of HKD 406,388,750 (USD 52,630,466).
The top highlights of the two respective sales are:
Price Realised: HKD 12,060,000 (USD 1,562,105)
Price Realised: HKD 68,860,000 (USD 8,917,900)