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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Auctioned artist at eight

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by ANEEMARIE EVANS

    ... Wonderful Hong Kong in oil pastels, went under the hammer at the South China Morning Post Charity Art Auction last month and fetched HK$95,000. The piece is a vibrant depiction of the waterfront ... and at four created over one summer a series of paintings for Ocean Park, that were auctioned by Sotheby's. His fish and animals have long been a feature of Ocean Park, where Kenny is the theme ...

  2. Magazines - Style - Watches

    Auction houses are expanding their watch collections and diverging their sales channels

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 10:41pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Vivian Chen A price to pay Enthusiasm in fine watchmaking has not only fuelled excitement in the retail market, but also in the secondary market. Thriving auction houses ... "Rarity, complication, provenance, brand name and the condition of a watch are all factors which determine its auction value," says Sharon Chan, director of Sotheby's Hong Kong who heads ...

  3. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    SCMP charity art auction raises over HK$2.76m

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 10:40pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen By Vivian Chen Art of charity EVENT South China Morning Post Charity Art Auction WHERE Grand Hyatt, Wan Chai   Happenings: Art-loving philanthropists got together for South China Morning Post 's first charity art auction. The charity night raised more than HK$2.76 million to benefit causes, such as St James' Settlement, the Society for Community ...

  4. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Calm head pays dividends for auctioneer

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... is priceless when bids flow at auction Ji Tao was one of the first registered auctioneers on the mainland, and he has seen the auction industry develop since the government passed a law in 1997 standardising auction practices and protecting those involved. Today, with his own company in Beijing, Ji looks back on his 15 years as an auctioneer. When did you get the idea to become an auctioneer ...

  5. News - China - LITERATURE

    Auction of Chinese literary couple's letters sparks privacy row

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Privacy row as literary pair's letters auctioned Around 100 letters and manuscripts by one of China's top literary couples are to be auctioned ... "Correspondence is a private matter. Why should it be made public?" it quoted Yang as saying. An executive of Sungari International Auction confirmed the sale, but refused to disclose the identity ...

  6. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai drivers fume over car plate auctions

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:33am by Alice Yan

    ... auctions Shanghai's system for car plate auctions is broken and the government appears at a loss for a solution. More people are taking part in the monthly auctions, but the number of permits ... over newly acquired plates to a car owner. And because the auction is held online, a fast internet connection is often a deciding factor in the final furious minutes of bidding. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DIAMONDS

    ‘Flawless’ pink diamond to go to auction at Sotheby’s for HK$100 million

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:28pm by James Griffiths

    ... to be auctioned by Sotheby’s Hong Kong is expected to sell for more than HK$100 million. “Natural pink diamonds over a carat are extremely rare to come by; some would say it is beyond rare,” the auction house said. “Whenever a pink diamond over five carats is put up at an auction, it naturally assumes a pivotal position in the auction room.” The rose coloured diamond could become one of the top ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Beijing auction house takes on rivals in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH XU

    ... Hannah Xu donghuan.xu@scmp.com Beijing's Poly auction house has set its sights on Hong Kong and its more established rivals here, writes Hannah Xu Clash of the titans When Beijing Poly International Auction announced on its website in late summer that it would hold its first sales in Hong Kong this year, many in the art world wondered whether it was for real. "I ...

  9. Business - Money

    Art as an investment

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... of major works at auction, has outperformed Standard & Poor's 500 index in recent years and, in 2011, did so by 9 per cent. Such is the interest in this asset class, Deloitte now organises ... of Galleries Direct, an Australian art investment firm, and Jonathan Macey, formerly an auctioneer with Bonhams. Specialising in Asian contemporary artwork, Art Futures helps investors who may ...

  10. Going, going, gone! Sold on a career

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olivia Chavassieu An auctioneer runs auctions, selling things at public sales. The most famous auctions are of art, but auctioneers can also sell antiques, property, wine, industrial equipment and even livestock. Young Post meets Elaine Kwok, who works as an auctioneer for renowned art auction house, Christie's. Requirements You need to be good with numbers since you have ...




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