One of Yayoi Kusama’s pumpkin sculptures, similar to the one a Hong Kong art dealer paid US$1.4 million for but never received, on display on the harbourfront. Picture: Sam Tsang
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

The Hong Kong art dealer and a missing US$1.4 million Yayoi Kusama pumpkin

In the opaque and multi-tiered world of high-end art sales, it pays to remember the adage caveat emptor – ‘let the buyer beware’ – as a French businessman recently discovered

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One of Yayoi Kusama’s pumpkin sculptures, similar to the one a Hong Kong art dealer paid US$1.4 million for but never received, on display on the harbourfront. Picture: Sam Tsang
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