The Offering at Sotheby's

Featuring only 22 lots, Sotheby’s latest sale of Orientalist art was a small affair but one that definitely packed a big punch. Achieving a total of £5.3m hammer, it overshot the pre-sale estimate of £2.6m-3.8m which meant it was among the best performing auctions in this sector in recent years.

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