Bonhams Visit

Private Tour of Bonhams by Colin Sheaf

Date: Monday 4th November 2019
Venue: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street
Time: 3.50pm: meet at main reception; 4.00 – 4.45pm: Curated tour of the Chinese Art Preview
Auction Catalogues: available for purchase (optional, not required for the tour) at the reception desk for both sale previews

ColinSheaf PROFILE (2)Every November in London, the specialist-Asian art community of  UK auction houses, dealers and museum experts hosts an event unique in the global trade for collectors, dealers and academics fascinated by the cultural products of Asia. Asian Art in London  was created in 1999 to provide an intoxicating mixture of lectures, exhibitions, gallery openings and, above all, specialised auctions for a global audience attracted to the arts and crafts of China and Japan, and featuring artworks created between the Neolithic period and the 21st  century AD. Join Bonhams Group Deputy Chairman Colin Sheaf, an international authority on Chinese art, for a private tour led by him to discuss aspects of the Chinese art on view in Bonhams New Bond St, before the Chinese Art auction take place on 07 Nov 2019.

Members attending this Curated Tour may like to know that the Oriental Ceramic Society will be hosting the ‘Annual Bonhams-OCS Lecture’  the same evening at 101 New Bond Street at 6.00pm. HK Society members are welcome to attend this Open Annual Lecture, which will be delivered by the distinguished Vienna Museum curator Dr Johannes Wieninger on the subject: Collecting Ming Ware: Ming Porcelain in Austrian Collections.  Entrance is free, no ticket or reservation required.

To book, please contact communications@hkas.org.uk or by telephone on 020 7963 9447

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