Half-Hearted Chinese Bidders

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Chinese Bidding Half-Hearted in NY Imp-Mod Sales

The Telegraph’s Colin Gleadell kept tabs on the Chinese bidding and buying in the New York Impressionist and Modern sales last week. Chinese buyers have become an important swing vote in the Imp-Mod market, especially toward the top. Auction houses give them credit for reviving the category. So they’re bid…

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