A bidder offers a price at Poly Auction's spring sale in Hong Kong. The Zhou Village, an oil painting by Wu Guanzhong, sold for HK$236 million at Poly Auction's spring sale on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

Hong Kong spring auction results dispel art market gloom, with sales well up on 2015

Sotheby’s sold lots worth HK$3.1 billion, up 17 per cent year on year, and Poly Auction HK$1.3 billion, up 14 per cent. Big-ticket items did especially well, and one dealer says casino mentality is back

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A bidder offers a price at Poly Auction's spring sale in Hong Kong. The Zhou Village, an oil painting by Wu Guanzhong, sold for HK$236 million at Poly Auction's spring sale on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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