Rare Chinese bowl, imperial portrait among top lots at Asian art auction

Tue Sep 1, 2015 7:07pm EDT
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HONG KONG - A rare peach bowl from China's last imperial  dynasty and a two-centuries old portrait of an emperor's consort  by Italian painter Giuseppe Castiglione could each fetch up to $7 million when they go under the hammer at Sotheby's autumn auction next month.

The auction, set to take place on Oct. 7, will include 270 lots with a total estimated value of $103 million.