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Eskenazi, Godfather of Chinese Antiques, Recounts His Story of Being a Fair€™ Man.

Eskenazi, Godfather of Chinese Antiques, Recounts His Story of Being an ‘Un-Fair’ Man | Feature Series | THE VALUE

The Godfather of Chinese Antiques, Giuseppe Eskenazi, shared with us his journey of becoming a top dealer€™, a label that he humbly refused to be put on. Very often, antiques fair serves as a platform for dealers to showcase the finest works from their collection, offering a good opportunity for them to communicate with their peers, collectors and potential customers. Yet, Eskenazi is never seen in these occasions. What had stopped him from joining these events? Whats the story behind?

Source: en.thevalue.com/articles/interview-giuseppe-eskenazi-the-godfather-of-chinese-antiques-recounts-his-story-of-being-un-fair-man

EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Chow Responds to Viral Photo of Him Kissing Chinese Billionaire Liu Yiqian

EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Chow Responds to Viral Photo of Him Kissing Chinese Billionaire Liu Yiqian | Auctions News | THE VALUE

A photo has recently gone viral and sparked a heated discussion on Chinese social media network WeChat. It is a photo of Nicolas Chow, Chairman of Sotheby’s Asia, hugging Liu Yiqian, a Shanghainese billionaire and collector, and kissing him on his cheek.

Source: en.thevalue.com/articles/sothebys-hong-kong-nicolas-chow-liu-yiqian-kiss

Why China’s First Emperor Built, Then Buried, a 7,000-Strong Terracotta Army

Why China’s First Emperor Built, Then Buried, a 7,000-Strong Terracotta Army

The discovery of an elaborate burial site reveals what life—and death—was like in ancient China.

Source: www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-chinas-first-emperor-built-buried-7-000-strong-terracotta-army

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Chinese vase valued at £30 sells for £40,000 in UK auction

The three-inch tall blue and white vase bearing a Yongzheng six charachter mark has sold for 40,000 pounds at an auction in Melton Mowbray.

The vase carried an estimate of 30 to 40 pounds as it was cracked and chipped & was part of a tray lot.

Senior auctioneer Simon Shouler said: “The vase was on a small tray of Chinese porcelain and much of it was cracked and chipped.

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