The Chinese Paintings department at Bonhams offers an exemplary range of paintings and calligraphy, spanning centuries and encompassing all genres. Extensively researched and carefully curated, our auctions have seen outstanding results in recent years, drawing global museums and private collectors alike.

Covering hundreds of years of Chinese history, the department platforms a diverse array of material including landscapes, bird-and-flowers, figures, and calligraphy works. Our offerings include masterpieces by Ming and Qing dynasty masters such as Shen Zhou and Wang Hui, as well as key 20th century artists including Qi Baishi, Zhang Daqian, and Lin Fengmian.

Our department holds dedicated live sales twice a year in Hong Kong, as well as online sales periodically throughout the year. Meanwhile, in the New York salesroom, Chinese paintings and calligraphy constitute a major part of our bi-annual Chinese auctions.

Bonhams offers unrivaled service on a global scope, whether you need confidential advice on the value of your Chinese paintings, or whether you are a collector seeking to enrich your collection. Contact a specialist below for more information.


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