19 April 2012

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Key Chinese Artworks Stolen From Cambridge University Museum

The dreaming spires of Cambridge had a nasty awakening when thieves broke into the Fitzwilliam Museum and made off with a significant amount of Chinese works of art 18 items were taken, described as ‘valuable and culturally significant’ and with an estimated value of millions of pounds. The bulk of the stolen material is jade […]

17 November 2011

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Asian Art Market In Uncertain Health

Confusion as last week’s total sales of Asian Art hit impressive £57.4 million, despite fact that 44% of lots remained unsold As we reported earlier this month, London has over the past few weeks been host to one of the world’s major Asian art events: Asian Art in London. Officials from the major auction houses […]

7 November 2011

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Chinese Buyers Dominate London’s Asian Art Fair

  London’s Asian Art Fair sees Wealthy Chinese collectors dominating sales   This year’s Asian Art in London began last week, an event which has been showcasing art from China, India, Japan and Korea for over ten years through a series of specialised exhibitions and sales run by leading dealers and auction houses. This year’s […]