At stop press, we do not have information yet regarding the highlights of this auction. However, we are able to schedule a guided tour with two of Christie's Asian arts specialists, Rosemary Scott and Pola Antebi to view the major exhibits and discuss the works on display.
Rosemary Scott is the International Academic Director of Christie's Asian Art Department. Before joining Christie's, she was Curator of the Percival David Foundation and Head of the Museums Department of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Prior to this, she was Deputy Keeper of the Burrell Collection in Glasgow, responsible for the Oriental Art collections. Scott currently serves as the President of the London Oriental Ceramic Society.
Pola Antebi is the Head of the Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department in Hong Kong, which under her leadership has grown exponentially. She also supports Christie's sales in London, New York and Paris. Her areas of expertise include Imperial ceramics, jades and works of art from the Yuan to the Qing periods. She holds degrees in French Literature and Art History from the University of Vermont in the United States.