An Andy Warhol Mao goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction of modern and contemporary art on Sunday. The work sold for less than expected. Photo: Sotheby'sAn Andy Warhol Mao goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction of modern and contemporary art on Sunday. The work sold for less than expected. Photo: Sotheby's
An Andy Warhol Mao goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction of modern and contemporary art on Sunday. The work sold for less than expected. Photo: Sotheby's

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An Andy Warhol Mao goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction of modern and contemporary art on Sunday. The work sold for less than expected. Photo: Sotheby'sAn Andy Warhol Mao goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction of modern and contemporary art on Sunday. The work sold for less than expected. Photo: Sotheby's
An Andy Warhol Mao goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction of modern and contemporary art on Sunday. The work sold for less than expected. Photo: Sotheby's
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