[The summary of the 2021 Autumn Auction] The total turnover at Guardian's autumn auction in China was RMB 2.893 billion
The total turnover of China Guardian's autumn auction in 2021 was RMB 2.893 billion, with 43 theme shows, with a variety of categories and levels, with an average transaction rate of 80%, and the total turnover increased by more than 24% over the previous season. Among them, 3 lots sold more than RMB 100 million, 36 sold for more than RMB 10 million, 6 special events sold 100%, and 18 auction records.
A list of good achievements in each category
The total turnover of Chinese calligraphy and painting is RMB 1.48683 billion.
The total turnover of Chinese calligraphy and painting in six sales is RMB 1.48683 billion, of which the total value of Daguan night auction is 1.24 billion, including 2 lots over 100 million, 7 lots over 50 million, and 22 lots over 10 million, which is also our fourth best result in the past 11 years. In the cold winter of this epidemic, without the strong trust and support of consignors and buyers, it is hard to imagine such a warm result. Thanks to the passion and will in the plight of the team, and to all the support departments up and down the company for their support, the process is a bit long, but the result is full of energy.
This time, calligraphy and painting made great efforts to adjust the auction structure, the number of pieces sold in autumn were 349 fewer than that in spring, the turnover increased by RMB 553 million, and the average price of each item increased to RMB 1.5 million, which is an extremely rare figure and will become the direction of our efforts for some time.
Modern and contemporary calligraphy and painting
This autumn, Chinese modern and contemporary calligraphy and painting recorded a turnover of more than RMB 820 million / HK $1 billion , an increase of more than 26% over this spring.
Ancient calligraphy and painting
On December 12, 2021, the hammer rose and fell for 12 hours, and the autumn auction ended perfectly in ancient times. The turnover of RMB 663 million, the high price of 11 pieces and the record of 6 artists' works make the cold winter day have a strong warmth.
Twentieth Century and Contemporary Art The total transaction is RMB 562 million.
The total turnover of the seven special shows reached 562 million, and the transaction price of 9 works exceeded 10 million. It is basically the same as the auction in spring this year, setting the second highest turnover in a single quarter in the department's history, which is rare and encouraging.
Porcelain and antique treasures
The total transaction is RMB 337 million
The biggest highlight of this season is the red sea water cone in Yongle glaze and the godson picture of Canglong in Yongle. The sale price of 74.75 million also set a new record for Guardian’s porcelain auction. If this work shows up again in the future, the market will certainly give rich rewards to today's buyers for their boldness. The cover work of the Buddha special show, Emperor Qianlong's copper alloy Sheng Le King Kong statue, proved that the Buddha market is still strong at a price of 34.5 million.
Classical furniture and handicrafts
The total transaction is RMB 172 million
The classical furniture plate brings together a rare boutique of Ming-style furniture, and integrates furniture, stone appreciation, literary games, etc., to form a comprehensive category, with more than 60 items sold at auction, with a smooth turnover of RMB53.3 million. Among them, "Huanghua pear in the early Qing Dynasty with a high waist and five feet serving table” lived up to expectations and sold for RMB 20.7 million.
Pen and ink articles in rare books of ancient times
The total transaction is RMB 75.06 million
This season, the Department of Ancient Books has launched four special shows, of which "A glimpse of Mr. Qigong's Old Collection" and "Jiashutang Collection of Gold and Stone sketches" have won white gloves, and the average turnover rate of the permanent "Ancient Books Collection of Gold and Stone Steles" and "Pen and Ink articles-Letters and Writing Books" is also as high as 83%.
Stamp products, coins, gold, silver and precious play signature collection
The total transaction is RMB 59.93 million
The philatelic products and money department received a turnover of RMB 59.93 million in the autumn auction of 2021, which was not easy to come by. Although the shooting date was delayed, we still felt the enthusiasm of collectors and the market, and the turnover of several sectors exceeded expectations.
The total transaction is RMB 73.13 million
The market has no less enthusiasm for learning jewelry and jadeite, as well as the knowledge system of its collection system. At the preview site, it can be seen that more and more young enthusiasts feel their desire for close contact with fine jewelry and emeralds, which is an exciting phenomenon.
The total turnover of Jianiangzhenming is RMB 27.3 million
This season's autumn auction of Jianiangzhenming Department has achieved good results in four special shows, with a total turnover of RMB 127.3 million and an average transaction rate of 93.75%. After the spring auction broke through the RMB 100 million, it reached a new high.
China Guardian is grateful to the vast number of collectors and friends from all walks of life for their strong support and profound trust. Let's continue to work together and set sail again in 2022!
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