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Christie’s Shanghai auction offers Picasso, Warhol

September 27, 2013 • Entertainment


A Christie’s employee raises a card to bid on behalf of a client on the phone during an auction in Shanghai, China Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Christie’s drew the elite of China closer into its orbit with an auction Thursday of works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and others in Shanghai, the first time any foreign auction house has held such a sale on the mainland without having to go through intermediaries. (AP Photo)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Christie’s drew the elite of China closer into its orbit with an auction Thursday of works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and others in Shanghai, the first time any foreign auction house has held such a sale on the mainland without having to go through intermediaries.

The London auction house put 42 pieces under the hammer in China’s financial hub, with bidding expected to raise around $16?million.

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