Showcasing between May 23rd to the 27th, Bonhams, the world's largest connoisseur auction house of fine art and antiques, presents a collection of pieces at one of Hong Kong's finest hotels, the Shangri-La . Founded in 1793, Bonhams specialises in 57 areas across twenty-five countries. With a variety of works displayed including best-selling Chinese 'snuff' bottles, magnificent Jadeite and diamonds, exceptional classical chinese paintings, contemporary asian art, fine liquors and modern wristwatches such as quintessential Patek Philippe; the most impressive display was without a doubt a collection of paintings entitles Voyages of Discovery.
Featuring 12 exquisite rare Imperial Chinese antiques alongside 15 spectacular paintings by Chu Teh-Chun and Zao Wou-Ki, the unique array of master works exhibits a complementing contrast of the modern against the historic. Privately owned by a single Portugese owner, the pieces bring together aesthetic brilliance with historical significance.
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