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Asia Week New York September 2022 at Christie's

Sales Results
Christie’s Asian Art Week achieved a total of $35,378,754 with almost 80% sold by lot and 117% hammer above low estimate. There was global participation with bidders from almost 40 nations across five continents. The top lot of the week came in the Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale. A Very Rare Pair of Huanghuali Drum Stools, dating from the 17th century, realized $1,500,000, more than 12 times its low estimate of $120,000. Other notable results from the Chinese sale included the top lot in a group of 60 Chinese Jades From the Collection of T. Eugene Worrell, A Superb Yellow Jade Figure Of A Recumbent Mythical Beast, dating from the Ming Dynasty, which brought $441,000, more than four times its low estimate of $100,000. The South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art sale saw Untitled (bird, tree and mountain series) by Jagdish Swaminathan fetch $819,000, 455% by low estimate. The top lot of the John C. and Susan L. Huntington Collection sale was a rare and fine painting of a Shat Chakravarti Mandala from 15th-16th Century Tibet that fetched $441,000. The sale of the property of a noted connoisseur, Centering the Figure: South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art from the Collection of Romi Lamba, included Cocoon, a painting by the Mumbai artist, Anju Dodiya, which realized $327,600, more than 650% by low estimate. The sale of Japanese and Korean Art included a Nagasone Katana from the property from the Kaisendo Museum Collection, which realized $239,400, nearly five times its low estimate.