A Phenomenal Display of Market Strength Christie’s Hong Kong 2020 AUTUMN Auctions ‘SEASON OF MASTERPIECES AND COLLECTIONS’ Achieved HK$3 BILLION / US$390 MILLION
EXCEPTIONAL COMBINED SELL-THROUGH RATE OF 88%50% OF ALL SALES EXCEEDED HIGH ESTIMATES
FORMIDABLE RESULTS ACROSS ALL CATEGORIES
34 World Auction Records Across Art And Luxury
Strong Prices And Sell-Through Rates For Standout Pieces Across Luxury Categories
All Major Single-Owner Collections 100% Sold
Modern And Contemporary Art Achieved The Highest Total For Any Auction House In Asia This Year
New Price Benchmarks Set For Modern And Contemporary Masters
Christie’s Hong Kong Cements Status As A Global Platform For 20th And 21st Century Art
DIGITALLY ENGAGED GLOBAL PARTICIPATION
Global Buying From 34 Countries
Over 20% of Buyers New to Christie’s
35% YOY Increase In Online Registrants
A New Generation Of Collectors – 20% Were Millennials Buyers
Over 500,000 Global Viewers Tuned In Live To Follow Our Evening Sale
Francis Belin, President, Christie’s Asia Pacific commented, “Despite some of the ongoing challenges from the pandemic, we united with global collectors through all conceivable channels, fully leveraging our enhanced digital capabilities to establish a landmark moment in the art world. The passion and depth of bidding throughout the season was a sight to behold, as our clients responded fervently to our expertly curated sales, which continue to expand and define the future of art collecting in Asia. With the wave of auction records broken across art and luxury and the new milestones achieved for 20th and 21st Century art, we are thrilled to further cement Christie’s Hong Kong’s status as the leading international platform for global collecting.”
HIGHLIGHTS by CATEGORY
Post-sale press releases for each category can be downloaded here
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