Kicking off its fall series of Asian sales, the Japanese and Korean Art sale held at Christie’s in New York achieved the highest total of the past four seasons , with 227 of the 361 lots having sold – $4 million

Kicking off its fall series of Asian sales, the Japanese and Korean Art sale held at Christie’s in New York achieved the highest total of the past four seasons , with 227 of the 361 lots having sold – $4 million – Auction Block

Vanessa Silberman

* Kicking off its fall series of Asian sales, the Japanese and Korean Art sale held at Christie’s in New York achieved the highest total of the past four seasons ($4 million), with 227 of the 361 lots having sold. The highest-selling work came from the Korean sale: a blue-and-white porcelain jar from the Choson Period (18th century) that sold for $559,500. A Park Sookeun painting, “Woman Pounding Grain, “achieved $449,500. In the Japanese section, the pair of hanging scrolls by Kantei sold for $218,500, while “Fifty-three stations of the Tokaido,” Hiroshige’s rendering of the trip from Edo to Kyoto, sold for $207,500. ABN

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