The doucai "chicken cup" was sold for a world record price in April this year. Photo: David Wong The doucai "chicken cup" was sold for a world record price in April this year. Photo: David Wong
The doucai "chicken cup" was sold for a world record price in April this year. Photo: David Wong

Boom in Chinese art has roots in traditional passion for collecting

Patrick Lecomte says rising wealth in China is not the only reason for record prices at auctions

The doucai "chicken cup" was sold for a world record price in April this year. Photo: David Wong The doucai "chicken cup" was sold for a world record price in April this year. Photo: David Wong
The doucai "chicken cup" was sold for a world record price in April this year. Photo: David Wong
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